Agriculture in Seychelles accounts for about 2.5% of the GDP. The total ‎cultivated land on the island country is only 400 hectares. Due to limited agricultural land on ‎the islands, Seychelles aims not only to improve on traditional farming methods but also to ‎encourage innovative modern farming techniques such as hydroponics and vertical farming ‎to maximise land use.‎
  • Contribution to the Economy: 2.5% ‎
  • Employment: 3%‎
Agricultural products: Sweat potatoes, cinnamon, cassava, banana, tea, poultry, and tuna. ‎ Today, the major agricultural products are sweet potatoes, cinnamon, cassava, and banana. ‎Tea is mainly grown on the slopes of Mahe and mostly serves the local market.‎


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