Rain water harvesting scheme launched in Mauritius

Newstime Africa (Mar. 29, 2012) | The Mauritian government has announced that a Rainwater harvesting scheme will be implemented and summarized that Rs 12 Million Rupees or 419,580 (USD) over 3 years will be spent to circumvent the problems of water precipitation that has persisted since 2006 coupled with irregular agricultural infrastructure on the island for farmers, breeders and the agricultural industry. Additionally, assistance from the government body (AREU) Agricultural Research and Extension Unit on the design and establishment of irrigation systems, and calibration and determination of crop for breeders and farmers is to be met.