Sisal is a main product of the area.
After the 3rd year 30 leaves are cut off each plant every year up to the tenth when the plant flowers
- they are then dug up and used for fertiliser in the local vegetable farms

Above and below - carrying the leaves to the thresher


Collecting the fibres from the thresher

Drying the sisal fibres before sorting and baling for export

The "Spiny Forest" of Berenty

Details of some of the "spiny" plants

Lemurs at Berenty

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