Students grow vegetables at schools

 06 Feb 2018 - 9:35

Students grow vegetables at schools

The Peninsula

DOHA: The students have prepared healthy dishes from the vegetables they cultivated themselves at the school under an initiative of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment to promote agriculture and greenery.

The students harvested leafy and other types of vegetables from their hands after four month of care, said a release. The project aims at educating students to utilise their resources in meeting their requirements of foods and environment protection.

The initiative Azre Watnak (plant your country) is being run by the Ministry represented by Public Parks Department in collaboration with AlFaisal Without Borders Foundation.

The initiative achieved remarkable achievements in 2017-18 as the number of participating schools including independent and international reached 30. Under the initiative, agricultural experts from the Ministry are educating students about cultivating various types of vegetables, decoration plants at homes and schools.

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