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Vos, Inge (2011) Organic School Gardens in Ghana. [Biologische schooltuinen in Ghana.] Ecology and Farming, February 2011, pp. 14-15.

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The Organic School Garden Project has developed organic gardens in 24 schools in Ghana between January 2008 and December 2010. The gardens produce vegetables and fruits that are used in the pupils'meals. The organic gardens are also being used as demonstration fields for Farmer Field Schools (FFS), to train local farmers in organic farming practices.

Summary translation

Het Biologische Schooltuinen project heeft tussen januari 2008 en december 2010 biologische tuinen opgezet bij 24 scholen in Ghana. De tuinen produceren groenten en fruit die gebruikt worden voor de maaltijden van de leerlingen. De biologische tuinen worden ook gebruikt als demonstratievelden voor zg. Farmer Field Schools (FFS), waar locale boeren opgeleid worden in biologische landbouw.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Keywords:school gardens, Ghana, organic, vegetables, schooltuinen, Ghana, biologisch, groenten
Subjects: Food systems > Community development
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Africa
Research affiliation: Netherlands > Louis Bolk Institute
Deposited By: Hospers-Brands, M.Sc. M.
ID Code:19220
Deposited On:04 Aug 2011 15:20
Last Modified:04 Aug 2011 15:20
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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