A Travellerspoint blog

Zanzibar: seaweed farming

sunny 34 °C
View Zanzibar on ortho158's travel map.

Seaweed is cultivated and harvested by the local women. Seaweed grows on ropes tied between sticks that are planted in the sand. At low tide, the women collect them.
PICT6367.jpg
PICT6246_DxO.jpg
PICT6272.jpg
PICT6369.jpg
PICT6273.jpg
PICT6371.jpg
Seaweed is used as food (animal and human), as well as in the leather industry, packaging, cosmetics, etc.

Here, the drying of seaweed.
PICT6334.jpg
PICT6335.jpg

Posted by ortho158 08:25 Archived in Tanzania

Email this entryFacebookStumbleUpon

Table of contents

Be the first to comment on this entry.

This blog requires you to be a logged in member of Travellerspoint to place comments.

Enter your Travellerspoint login details below

( What's this? )

If you aren't a member of Travellerspoint yet, you can join for free.

Join Travellerspoint