Savanne District Council COE


Date: October 7, 2019
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Fact file
Country Mauritius
Province/Region Savanne
Baseline score  – 2015
Latest score – 2019
Population 70,575
Number of women councillors  33
Number of men councillors  120
Joined the COE programme  2013
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes
Summit 2019

Savanne is a district of Mauritius, situated in the south of the island. The district has an area of 244.8 km2 and the population estimate was at 70,575 as at 31 December 2012. The southern part of the island is one of the most scenic and unspoilt. Souillac is an important village for the southern region. Various State facilities and services are found in the village: The District Court of Savanne; the southern section of the Central Water Authority and the Central Electricity Board; the Southern section of the National Transport Corporation; a recently built modern hospital (which replaced the old Souillac hospital). The Post office of the village is also one of the oldest of the island and is housed in the building of the old train station. The Catholic church of St. Jacques situated in the District was built in 1845

 Read more the Council’s institutional case study.

Savanne District Council was declared Winner for Local Government Rural Most Resourceful Council Category and Overall Winner Council Best Rural Performance Category for the Summit 2019
 Click here to see who is Driving Change in Savanne Council
 Empowering women, ending violence in Mauritius
 Click here to review COE Report card
 Click here to view Savanne District Council SRHR Action Plan


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