Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius

Mission statement

Training human resources and fostering intellectual development and research in the agricultural and Food sectors


  • Initiate, expand, diversify and upgrade training and research in priority areas of agriculture and food science so as to respond to the career aspirations of potential students and the requirements of the job market
  • Carry out research and outreach in the exploration and modernisation of agriculture and agriculture-related markets.
  • Enhance links with industries and overseas institutions for teaching, research, consultancy and outreach activities.
  • Provide postgraduate training and research programmes for the professional development of graduates.
  • Provide in-service training to staff of institutions in the agricultural and agro-industrial sectors.
  • Develop and offer specialised short training programmes in line with the evolution in agricultural and food sectors

FANRPAN stakeholders

  • Government
  • Parastatal bodies
  • Farmer Organisations
  • NGOs
  • University and Research Institutions
  • Private Sector

FANRPAN Node Steering Committee

Agricultural Marketing Board Mr R Sookun alt. Mr J Mamodebaccus
Agricultural Research and Extension Unit of Food and Agricultural research council Mr S Bisnauthsing alt. Mr R Rajcumar
Farmers Service Cooperation Mr T Gunesh alt. Mr L Jeeha
Irrigation Authority Mr C Hookoom alt. Mr KCS Kong Thoo Lin/td>
Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute Mr J Tonta
Agricultural Policy and Analysis Unit Ministry of Agriculture, FT & NR Mr K Chikhuri alt. Mr S Gopee
Mauritius Chamber of Agriculture Mr Jocelyn Kwok Yin Siong Yen
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius, Node Coordinator B Rajkomar
The Mauritius Co-operative Agricultural Federation Ltd I Rajcoomarsing alt. Mr C Khelawon

Mauritius Ministry of Agro Industry, Food Production and Security

Minister Hon. Satya Veyash Faugoo
Website address
Telephone number (+230) 212 0854
(+230) 212 2940
Fax number (+230) 212 4427
Email address
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