LATEST PUBLICATIONS
PN 2021-09
Gender Perspectives in E-livelihood and E-entrepreneurship
PN 2021-08
Promoting a More Innovative and Inclusive Society through ICT Development
SEARCA MGB 2021 2
Seed Guidebook: Scaling and Expanding for Effective Development the Experiences and Learning from the SEARCA Project ISARD
SEARCA RPCL 2021 6
Microbes for Sustainable Agriculture: Isolation and Identification of Beneficial Soil- and Plant-Associated Microorganisms

LATEST AV MATERIALS
PIDS WB 2021-0903
Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 2: Ethical Business
PIDS WB 2021-0902
Opening Program and Annual Public Policy Conference Webinar 1: Resetting Capitalism
PIDS WB 2021-0901
19th Development Policy Research Month Kick-Off Forum
PIDS WB 2021-0702
Local Governments' PDP and SDG Localization Efforts as Contribution to National Development
Publication Detail
SEARCA ADN 2019 9-1: The School-Plus-Home Gardens Project in the Philippines: A Participatory and Inclusive Model for Sustainable Development

In the Philippines, almost a third of 5-to 10 year-old children are underweight and stunted, and poor nutrition has led to poor academic performance and early school dropouts. Also, a major concern for the future of food security in the Southeast Asian region is the youth's declining interest in agriculture. To address these two problems, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in collaboration with the University of the Philippines Los BaƱos (UPLB) and the Department of Education (DepEd) of the Philippines, district of Laguna, revived and redesigned the old school garden concept to an innovative approach focused on nutrition, education, and economic wellbeing of school children, their families, and their communities, which was called "A Participatory Action Research on School- and Community-based Food and Nutrition Program for Literacy, Poverty Reduction, and Sustainable Development," also known as the "School-Plus-Home Gardens Project (S+HGP)".

Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture
Authors Keywords
Calub, Blesilda M.; Africa, Leila S.; Burgos, Bessie M.; Custodio, Henry M.; Chiang, Shun-Nan; Vallez, Anna Gale C.; Galang, Elson Ian Nyl E.; Punto, Maria Katrina R.; poverty reduction; education; nutrition; school gardens; food; literacy; economic well-being;
Download PDF Number of Downloads
Published in 2019 and available in the SEARCA K-Shop or Downloaded 186 times since March 04, 2019
×
Please let us know your reason for downloading this publication. May we also ask you to provide additional information that will help us serve you better? Rest assured that your answers will not be shared with any outside parties. It will take you only two minutes to complete the survey. Thank you.


To use as reference:
If others, (Please specify):
Name: (optional)
Email: (required, but will not display)
Age:
Gender:
If Prefer to self-describe, please specify:
Level of Education:
Occupation:
If employed either part-time or full-time, name of office:
If others, (Please specify):
Would you like to receive the SERP-P UPDATES e-newsletter? Yes No
Use the space below if you have any comment about this publication or SERP-P knowledge resources in general.