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North & Middle Andaman

Event Name :
Nutritional Security through Kitchen Gardening
Event Venue :
Panchayat Hall, Kadamtala Middle Andaman Andaman & Nicobar Islands
KVK address :
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nimbudera, Mayabunder Tehsil,North and Middle Andman District(Andman & Nicobar)
Contact person details :
Dr. Pooja Kapoor
SMS (Home Science)
9933235048 03192276034
Event Date :
8/10/2016 To 8/12/2016
Pre Event Description :
In rural areas of India malnutrition and poor health status is a common problem. It retards growth, increases the risk and duration of illness, reduces work output and slows social and mental development. For poor households, vegetables and fruits are often the only sources of micronutrients in the family diet. Kitchen gardening is one of the world’s most ancient food production practices and is practiced throughout the world .Kitchen garden production of fruits and vegetables provides the households with direct access to important nutrients that may not be readily available or within their economic reach. So, kitchen gardening would be a good means to improve household food and nutritional security .Creating awareness and disseminating information about the need and importance of a balanced diet and ways to provide it through kitchen garden is very crucial therefore a three days training programmes is organized for rural farm women of Middle Andaman. Through this platform awarenes