03 July 2015
Displaying items by tag: challenges
Friday, 12 June 2015 14:00
About 1 in 20 people in Mauritius suffers from a disability, as reported in the 2011 Population Census published this week. There were 59,868 individuals disabled compared to 40,790 in the 2000 Population Census, representing an increase of 46.8%. Does the government incur more expenses because of the increasing number of disabled people? To what extent can they contribute to the development of the economy ? News on Sunday reports.
Published in Society
Friday, 08 November 2013 09:00
There is no such thing as reading the crystal ball about business, the clear-cut path to success is adopting scientific approach and refraining from outdated models that are out of touch with the real world.
Published in News
Monday, 16 September 2013 10:36
On a recent visit to the country in August 2013 (and previously in 2011 and 2010), I could see the heavy transformation that has been happening over the years. Looking at the visible scale of new urban development, I asked a few questions to ordinary people about perceived opportunities and problems; and what follows are a few reflections on key themes and challenges that could be relevant for the island to move on to its next phase of development. This is a measured attempt to provide food-for-thought to policy-makers, political decision-makers, planners, professional bodies and especially the youth, who represents the future. [by Dr Das Mootanah[i]]
Published in Blog
Friday, 08 March 2013 13:38
Often cited as a success story in this part of the world, Mauritius has, over the past 45 years, successfully transformed itself from a monocrop economy to a service-oriented and knowledge-based economy whilst still maintaining a solid industrial base.
Published in Magazine
Friday, 25 January 2013 12:00
2012 has been a very difficult year for many economies. From the Arab upspring to the Euro debt crisis, the focus in 2012 has been on Africa as the “life boat” destination to be.
Published in News
Friday, 28 December 2012 10:53
Radhakrishna Sadien is the president of the Government Servants Association, one of the most ancient trade unions of the island. Since late 70s until now he has been serving various trade unions and federations of state employees.
Published in Interview