April 8, 2016: A Consultation Meeting on the Vegetables Go to School (VGtS) project was conducted on 8 April, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan with project teams from Bhutan and Nepal. Nine delegates from the Nepal VGtS participated, and Bhutan was represented with officials from the Bhutan Policy and Planning Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and […]
A Crash Course on Integrated Farming was held 4-9 January 2016 at the Bhutan College of Natural Resources (CNR), Lobeysa for 40 school teachers from 13 Dzongkhags. The Course highlighted the importance of school gardening and linkage of gardening, nutrition and WASH. It also covered technical and practical training on vegetable and livestock production. The […]
The meeting was organized by University of Freiburg (ALU) which is one of the research partners in the project from 20 – 22 January, 2016. The moderation was conducted by Ms. Annelie Öberg from AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center, another research partner of the VGtS. The meeting was attended by 26 participants from 07 […]
On November 24th 2015, Vegetables Go to School (VGtS) project was launched in The Philippines. Several representatives from Xavier University-Sustainable Sanitation Centre (XU-SuSan) and Department of Education participated along with the officials from 16 schools which were initially selected to implement the project.
FAO Regional Consultation on Promoting School Gardens and Home Gardens for Better Nutrition in Asia and the Pacific 13-14 July 2015 Bangkok, Thailand
The Bhutan Vegetables Go to School team has set up a Facebook page for its schools! Take a look: https://www.facebook.com/groups/334526730031207/ Here are just a few of the great photos and tips from the Facebook page:
Cluster Workshop on Promotional Programme and Curriculum of Vegetable Go To School at Darla Middle Secondary School, Chhukha & Damphu Higher Secondary School, Tsirang A Cluster Workshop/Training for the Vegetables Go To School project was conducted on 23-31 May 2015 for teachers from Chhukha, Samtse, Paro, Haa, Wangdue, Tsirang, Punakha, Dagana, Sarpang and Trongsa Dzongkhag […]
From May 12 to 18, 2015, a data management training meeting was carried out in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was chaired by the ALU Freiburg Team and organized by AVRDC Regional Office East and Southeast Asia.
Submitted by Thinley Dukpa, Assistant VGtS Project Manager CoRRB, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu The Vegetables Go to School (VGtS) Project, in collaboration with the Council for RNR Research of Bhutan CoRRB, DoA, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), DSE, MoE, RIHS, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), organized Training […]
Representatives from each of the participating countries and the principal investigators from the research partners met for the annual Project Management Committee Meeting. The Meeting took place in Manila, The Philippines, on January 27th/28th, 2015. Status reports delivered by the country representatives showed the impressive progress of project implementation in each of the countries. Additionally, […]