The Seychelles is a wonderfully unique set of islands with out-of-this-world scenery, incredible hotels and impossibly clear waters to dive and snorkel in. With some of the top beaches in the world, some of the friendliest people in the world and every passion catered for, these islands are a must for everyone's bucketlist. #Seychelles #bucketlist #beaches
Farmers in parts of India are breaking growing records, using less seed, less water, and compost as fertiliser. This ground-breaking method of cultivation, developed in Madagascar, is boosting yields and changing lives for the farmers. Norman Uphoff, professor at Cornell University, explains how it is done.
"Looking down from the plane window as you approach Antananarivo you can see how excitingly different this country is. Clusters of red clay houses and steepled churches stand isolated on the hilltops overlooking a mosaic of green and brown paddy fields, and dotted in the empty countryside are the white concrete Merina tombs from where the dead will be exhumed in famadihana ceremonies." Madagascar: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com