The main objectives of the MSIRI are to : 

  • Conduct research on canes to enhance the cost effectiveness and competitiveness of the cane industry   
  • Conduct research on technical and engineering options for improving the efficiency of factories and for value additions to the co-products  
  • Conduct research programmes on such crops as the Minister  of Agro Industry and Food Security may approve  
  • Maintain an effective interaction with the agricultural sector and with national and international bodies

Other links:

 Weed Identification and Knowledge in the Western Indian Ocean:
 Portal for weed identifcation, knowledge and management: