School Gardens for Nutrition and Health: A Valuable Investment for Food Security and Nutrition

Food security and nutrition are basic human rights and fundamental to a healthy and productive life, yet hunger and malnutrition persist in developing countries. School garden programs with multiple interventions leverage on educational platforms to improve the nutritional behavior and food security of students and their families. This policy brief advocates for investment in multi-intervention school garden programs with (1) school garden, (2) agriculture, nutrition and WASH education and practices, and (3) community outreach in schools with access to water and latrines.


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Policy Papers
Publication date:
Apr 07 2017
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Publisher:
Shanhua, Taiwan: World Vegetable Center
Description:
6 p.
Record ID:
57796
Other report number:
World Vegetable Center Publication 17-821
Contact information:
harvest@worldveg.org

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