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Promoting School Gardens and Home Gardens for Better Nutrition

Promoting School Gardens and Home Gardens for Better Nutrition

FAO Regional Consultation on Promoting School Gardens and Home Gardens for Better Nutrition in Asia and the Pacific 13-14 July 2015 Bangkok, Thailand

By July 31, 2015 Read More →
Bhutan on Facebook

Bhutan on Facebook

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:  

By June 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
More teachers trained in Bhutan!

More teachers trained in Bhutan!

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 […]

Data Management Training Meeting in Bangkok

Data Management Training Meeting in Bangkok

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.

VGtS training in Bhur, Gelephu, Sarpang

VGtS training in Bhur, Gelephu, Sarpang

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 […]

By February 2, 2015 Read More →
Annual Meeting of the Project Management Committee, Manila 2015

Annual Meeting of the Project Management Committee, Manila 2015

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, […]

By January 30, 2015 Read More →
Research Team Planning Meeting in Freiburg

Research Team Planning Meeting in Freiburg

The Research Team of Vegetables Go to School met in November 2014 at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg to have its annual review meeting. Attendees included the principal investigators and scientists from the research partner institutions. Attendees gave an update on the current status of the research activities and case studies. The group also discussed the planned future […]

By December 5, 2014 Read More →
Burkina school gardens in the news!

Burkina school gardens in the news!

School garden activities in Burkina Faso attracted the attention of local broadcasters, who interviewed Abdou Tenkounao, AVRDC Regional Director for West and Central Africa, and Mamounata Sandaogo Quedraogo, Inspectrice de l’Enseignement du Premier Degre, Ministere de l’Education National Burkina Faso, about the Vegetables Go to School project. Running time: 00:15:05

More plots, more vegetables!

More plots, more vegetables!

by Tej Prasad Vegetables Go to School Nepal has established gardens at schools in Dolakha and Ramechap districts. More garden plots were prepared to accommodate more types of vegetables. Space is provided between the plots so that students can walk through the garden to tend their plants. School gardens are a new concept in Nepal […]

Great ideas to promote vegetable consumption!

Great ideas to promote vegetable consumption!

The Indonesia Vegetables Go to School project team has developed two clever tools to encourage students to eat more vegetables: a handy lunchbox and a school classroom clock! Both are printed with the words, Anak Pinat Suka Makan Sayur — “Smart Children Like to Eat Vegetables”. These two items are great ways to remind children […]