The Mauritius Cane Industry Authority (MCIA) and the Development Bank of Mauritius Ltd have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 17 th January 2022 enabling the upfront financing for planters under the Agricultural Land Management Scheme – Cane Replantation
Scheme (ALMS – CRS Scheme).

The DBM will provide a loan of up to Rs50,000 per arpent repayable over a period of 2 years at an interest of 2% per annum, subject to the borrower complying and/or satisfying all the terms and conditions of the Bank. The loan shall be reimbursed as follows:

(i) Rs35,000 per arpent by the MCIA as grant element on behalf of the eligible
planters; and

(ii) The balance of Rs15,000 per arpent together with interest over two years shall be
repaid by the planter in two consecutive annual instalments.

Planters should sign a contract agreement with the Mauritius Cane Industry Authority under the Agricultural Land Management System – Cane Replanting Scheme (ALMS/CRS) 2021/2022 to be eligible for this Scheme.
Eligible planters are hereby invited to contact the Farmers Service Centre of their region.

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