Providing Training and Establishment of Home Gardens for School Children
The training on establishment of home gardens was initiated as an introductory phase to inculcate the practice of home gardening amongst school children; with the aim of establishment of home school gardens at the project pilot sites, and encouraging the practice of home gardening in the households. The training was carried out at the Department of Agriculture, Horticultural o research & development institute and the Plant Genetic Resources Centre. A total of 22 students from the Gampola, Giribawa School with tutors took part in the training programme.
The training consisted of the basis of home garden establishment; demonstration of established home garden at HORDI, DOA; practical session on methods used for home garden establishment.