India Perspectives

Beekeeping and why it matters

Bees are not just great pollinators but also the best friends of farmers as they help increase agricultural productivity and consequently farmer incomes. Beekeeping is the rearing, caring and management of honeybees (Apis cerana indica) in artificial boxes. Practical and low-cost beekeeping can increase and double the yields of local crops with minimum efforts. Therefore,… Read More Beekeeping and why it matters

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All About Vanilla

Did you know that vanilla is the second most expensive spice after saffron? Well chances are probably not and the reason why vanilla is so expensive is that it takes years to become usable. The best place to learn about Bourbon vanilla is at the La Vanilleraie, a traditional workshop located in Sainte Suzanne in… Read More All About Vanilla