Thank you very much. – Mohammed Khalid. Tourism now employs 30 percent of the labor force and accounts for 13 percent of GDP and 60 percent of foreign exchange earnings. The Republic of Seychelles is an island country spanning an archipelago of 155 islands in the Indian Ocean. Climate. I live in Bel Ombre on the island of Mahé, Seychelles. It is important to navigate this relationship sustainably to continue to benefit from the services that the ocean provides for life in Seychelles. It is about 1,500 km (930 mi) east of the African continent, and spreads out over a vast area of ocean north of Madagascar. Louise describes her life as an expat in Seychelles and shares information on things like the cost of housing and employment options. The ocean, the blue economy and quality of life are interconnected concepts. Negotiations are currently ongoing on the full and comprehensive EPA. Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg -- all in South Africa -- were ranked 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively. The annual survey conducted by Mercer ranked the city of Port Louis of Mauritius first. An Alzheimer’s expert visited Seychelles to give educational talks in June 2016. It is evident that the ocean has a significant impact on all aspects of quality of life. Louise Pool-Where were you born? – is the quality of food and water in Seychelles good or could make problems to Europeans, as in Egypt and most of arabic world? (Seychelles News Agency) - The Seychelles’ capital of Victoria has been ranked 5th in Africa in a quality of life survey by an American consulting firm. Seychelles signed the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (IEPA) with the EU on 29 th August 2009 in Mauritius, along with three other countries Mauritius, Madagascar and Zimbabwe. ST. JOSEPH ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — The submersible dropped from the ocean's surface faster than I had expected. The Seychelles are known by many tourists as one of the most exotic places in the world and its reputation of quality and the good life have attracted many expats. If you are looking for an exotic island far away from the US, you should definitely look into the Seychelles. An awareness campaign will be running throughout September 2016. • Thereby improving quality of life Even though we’re a new committee, we have received tremendous support from the public, locally and abroad. There is very less insight on seychelles life on internet and all alone you feeding the curious world with your knowledge about the island . The Seychelles' capital of Victoria has been ranked 5th in Africa in a quality of life survey by an American consulting firm. I was born in Kobe, Japan.-In which country and city are you living now? Although Seychelles copra is of very high quality, it is likely that the plantation sector will disappear completely. 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