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The Fate of the Sugar Industry on the Island of Ma...

The Fate of the Sugar Industry on the Island of Mauritius This 64 year old resident of Triolet [a village in Northern Mauritius], starts his long and laborious day cycling his bicycle for some kilometres to get to work, while the rest of the village sleeps. Still, Parmanen’s morning routine does not constitute the hardest part of his day, it really begins when he starts work in the sugarcane fields. Parmanen has been...

The Fate of the Sugar Industry on the Island of Ma...

The Fate of the Sugar Industry on the Island of Mauritius Getting up at 4 o’clock in the morning is a ritual for Parmanen Seeruthun: he gets his bicycle ready, picks up the lunch packet prepared by his caring wife, gives her a kiss on the cheek and then off he goes in the dark. For over 40 years this has been his daily routine. This 64 year old resident of Triolet [a village in Northern Mauritius], starts his long and...