Category Archives: Nutrition

GarNESupp, out for scaling to all regions

A total of 37 participants, representing 14 Department of Education (DepEd) and 23 Department of Agriculture –Bureau of Plant Industries (DA-BPI) school gardening focal persons from the 16 regions, attended the three-day Training of Trainers (ToT) entitled Transforming School Gardening … Continue reading

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Transforming school gardens and linking it to the school feeding in Batangas Province

In 2012 to 2015, the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), the Department of Education Division of Cavite and the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) implemented a 3-year action research entitled “Integrated … Continue reading

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Crop Museum Primer

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School Nutrition Brief

Schools provide strategic and targeted pathways for delivering nutrition interventions to children and, indirectly, to their families and communities. A 3-year action research project (Phase 1) funded by International Development Research Centre (IDRC) from 2012 to 2015 developed and tested … Continue reading

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Bio intensive garden (BIG) Primer

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Agro-biodiversity Conservation in Schools: A Role for Crop Museums

Crop museums in schools serve as a focal point for saving crop varieties. This is a garden where teachers, students and community members can view a diverse range of nutritionally relevant and climate hardy vegetable varieties. It can include trees, … Continue reading

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Schools as Platforms to Deliver Integrated Nutrition: Review of Relevant Literatures

Nearly a billion people experienced hunger in 2010 (FAO/WFP 2010). Another billion are thought to suffer from “hidden hunger” in which important micronutrients are missing. Under nutrition remains one of the world’s most serious but least addressed socio-economic and health … Continue reading

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