Australia-Mauritius Research and Innovation Forum 2018

The Australia-Mauritius Research and Innovation Forum (AMRIF 2018) was held on February 18th 2018 to discuss the role of research and private sector partnerships to drive innovation and promote inclusiveness to deliver sustainable economic development.

The Director of the MOI intervened as a panellist in the discussion on Food Security: Opportunities in the agricultural, fisheries and aquaculture sectors, including implications of innovative technologies and research.

Prior to the Forum, the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education & Scientific Research organised a Ministerial round-table on Sunday 18 February 2018. The theme of the round-table was "Positioning Mauritius as a Global Education Hub".

The Director of MOI participated in the round-table and her intervention was focused on the prospects in the ocean economy.