Farquhar atoll was named after Sir Robert Farquhar in1824. It is the among the largest atoll found in Seychelles archipelago, covering an area of about 17,800 hectares. Its is the most southerly point of Seychelles closer to Madagascar than from main island Mahe. The atoll comprises ten islands. The two main islands, North and South island being the largest which make up 97 percent of the land mass of 799 hectares.
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Farquhar Foundation was registered in 2008 to promote the conservation, rehabilitation and enhancement of Farquhar in harmony with sustainable low impact human development and eco-tourism. All conservation funding proposals and conservation programmes for Farquhar are approved by the Board of Farquhar Foundation which consists of a minimum of four and a maximum of ten Trustees, including up to:
- Two nominated by Island Conservation Society of Seychelles
- Two nominated by tourism investors on Farquhar
- One nominated by Islands Development Company Limited of Seychelles
- One nominated by Ministry of Environment, Seychelles
- One nominated by the founding residents of Farquhar Home Owners Association (hereinafter referred to as “FHOA”