Vanilla farming in Madagascar

Written by on October 12, 2018

Madagascar is ranked as the words largest producer of vanilla beans. The world's top vanilla exporting country farmers just like most of the other hard-toiling farmers in Africa dealing in other cash crops, the farmers here live in poverty and constant fear of losing their crop to theft. In Sava region, Madagascar, crop theft is prevalent as a result of these poverty conditions and some farmers result to unsavoury means like use of machete to protect their crops and harvest in the flattened area in the humid Madagascan jungle.

Vanilla is the only orchid that produces an edible . . .

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