Nine months a year, five days a week. This is the period in which young schoolchildren go to the school canteen.
More than 10,000 years ago, our ancestors left nomadic life behind to settle in one place and become farmers.
What if the fruit you buy in the market, in addition to being delicious and healthy, helped fight global warming and took care of the species that inhabit our planet? Without synthetic additives, pesticides, or chemicals, but full of flavour, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Many small shrimp producers in India depend on this activity to make a living. The equation is simple: If they sell their product, they can live; otherwise, the whole family is left in a vulnerable situation.
Traditionally, farming families in Bangladesh transport the tomatoes they grow on their farm to the markets in large mesh bags.
Small agricultural plots grow most of the world’s food. It is a global situation, although, as this report by FAO shows, it is more pronounced in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
At school, children learn a curriculum. But they also learn to interact, learn values and can also learn to love the planet.