To increase food security, Seychelles examines agricultural sector, past and future

Seychelles is closely examining agricultural practices — those from the past and new technologies of the future — to increase production and boost food security in ways that can adapt to variations in climate, said a top government official.  

“The time has come for us to go back and revisit those good and intelligent practices that were effective then but which for some reasons or other have been abandoned and shelved, while at the same time we must bear in mind that we should move forward and innovate,” said Antoine Moustache, the principal secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture.

Speaking at a one-day workshop on climate-smart agriculture on Friday at the Savoy resort and spa in the northern district of Beau Vallon, Moustache said that Seychelles has been practising agriculture for more than 200 years.

“This entire time people have been using traditional and intelligent practices to adapt to the variability that we experience in climate….
Source: Seychelles News Agency