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 
QQQQ: When will coastal areas recover from the Wakasio oil spill of July 2020?
AAAA: I think the costal zones will recover over a period of 3 to 4 years from the impact provided we continue to act responsibly, and take good care of them.
NOTE: The opinions expressed are those of the authors and not those of ADD
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.