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  • ADD has been accredited to UNEP as from 8 Sept 2022....ADD has assisted inhabitants in the setting up of a Cooperative Society in the South-East with the support of MOL.....La Nina to continue to March 2023 likely to affect cyclone season in Indian Ocean...........Global temp 1.1°C above average.......ADD celebrated its 15th anniversary on 7 August 2022-------ADD's new email address:

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THE ASSOCIATION originated as an expression of commitment of a few to make available scientific knowledge and experience and contribute to the sustainable development of the Republic of Mauritius and improve the well being of the people.

These are embodied in its vision, mission and objectives. Its partnership extents to Government, NGOs, academia, parastatal bodies and private sector [Read more]


Highlights of ADD

Activities of ADD - Historical

ADD contributions: greening, coastal protection, improved  quality of life, sensitisation and sustainable development

ADD/NSIF Mangrove sensitisation

 Grade 5 pupils of Le Morne Primary School and their parents participated in the activity on 26 June 2022

Current Issues - International

COP 27 (Egypt Nov 2022)

Climate change costing

Climate change & Mauritius- Fig. 2021 global temp. anomaly 1.11°C above normal

Loss of biodiversity

Loss of biodiversity goes unabated with threat to life as we have known


Q: Why the cyclones seem to shy away from Mauritius in spite of global warming?

A: In the absence of detailed study over the region, several reasons could be invoked. With global warming we would expect more favourable conditions for cyclone to form. But we see short-lived though intense cyclones in our region. The other favourable conditions for cyclone formation are not aligned. The sea in our vicinity is cooler.