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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

The main objective of the meeting was to contribute to the improvement of nutritional status of children and members of rural poor households by promoting school gardens and home gardens approach.
All countries in Asia and the Pacific (PNG, Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, the Pacific Island Forum representing small island countries) were invited to the meeting. Research and academe institutions, CSOs and development partners, UN Agencies, donors were also invited.

From the Vegetables Go to School project, the Country Team from Bhutan (B.B. Rai and Desang Dorji) and Axel Drescher from Freiburg University attended the meeting.
There were several occasions to highlight VGtS and the web site was introduced to the members of the meeting.

FAO Regional Consultation on Promoting School Gardens and Home Gardens for Better Nutrition in Asia and the Pacific

Event website

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