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Reduce Marine Pollution Due to wastewater Discharge Through the Extension of the Public Sewerage Network
by Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities, Mauritius (Government)
To connect about 50% of the population to the sewerage network by 2030.
Progress reports
14.1
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
14.2
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
14.3
Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels
Type of commitment
14.4
By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
Type of commitment
14.5
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
14.6
By 2020, prohibit certain forms of fisheries subsidies which contribute to overcapacity and overfishing, eliminate subsidies that contribute to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and refrain from introducing new such subsidies, recognizing that appropriate and effective special and differential treatment for developing and least developed countries should be an integral part of the World Trade Organization fisheries subsidies negotiation
Type of commitment
14.7
By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism
Type of commitment
14.b
Provide access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets
Type of commitment
14.c
Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in UNCLOS, which provides the legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources, as recalled in paragraph 158 of The Future We Want
Type of commitment
March 2020
Pailles/ Guibies sewerage Project Phase 2
May 2021
Grand Baie sewearge project Phase 1B
Financing (in USD)
3,700,000,000 USD
Basic information
Time-frame: 2017 - 2021
Partners
Government of Mauritius, the Japan International Cooperation Agency
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Soonarane P.M.K, Dr., psoonarane@govmu.org, +230 405 6739
Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius
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