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Training of Teachers (ToT) in Indonesia

Training of Teachers (ToT) in Indonesia

Training of teachers (ToT) conducted by Indonesian country team.    

Activities conducted by VGtS Indonesia

Activities conducted by VGtS Indonesia

Several school activities such as canteen training, promotion event and coloring & drawing competition conducted by Vegetables Go to School (VGtS) Indonesian country team.       

Visual Nutrition and WASH report

Visual Nutrition and WASH report

Schools in Bhutan have been setting up WASH stations for students to promote better hygiene. Click on the link to open this photo essay from Chumigthang MSS:

Consultation Meeting

Consultation Meeting

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 […]

Crash Course on Integrated Farming for School Teachers

Crash Course on Integrated Farming for School Teachers

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 […]

Vegetables Go to School (VGtS) Annual Meeting and Phase II Planning

Vegetables Go to School (VGtS) Annual Meeting and Phase II Planning

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 […]

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Philippines enter Vegetables Go to School

Philippines enter Vegetables Go to School

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.

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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

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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 […]