The development of the poultry sector has been a major success story in Mauritius. Initially, the Government spearheaded the development of the sector and with the setting up of larger farms by the private sector; the poultry sector has undergone a major shift in structure and operations. The technical and managerial capacity in all aspects of poultry production has increased over the years and this core expertise is recognised. Today Mauritius is self sufficient in poultry and poultry products and the local production stood at 47,200 tonnes of chicken meat with an average consumption of 36 kg/head, in 2012.The main objective of the study was to characterise the broiler chicken supply chain and assess the structure and governance to better review the likely of potential external threats. Moreover, the study aims at reducing the information gap that exists in the broiler chicken supply chain. Below are the specific objectives, research questions and respective methodologies.