Tuesday, 10 December 2013 14:11
“Improving the way news and information on the health, nutrition and education of school-age children around the world is disseminated remains as vital as ever," said PCD’s Executive Director, Lesley Drake. She continued, "The new website allows quality assured, academically reviewed SHN resources, data and information to be distinguished from the multitude of information now available online; ensuring the SHN community has easy access to what they are looking for.”
Thursday, 05 December 2013 12:00
At this year’s Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS) held on October 30, Partnership for Child Development (PCD) presented Home Grown School Feeding to African and other governments, key agricultural and nutrition stakeholders from global, national, and regional organisations at one of the day’s session entitled, ‘Nutrition for inclusive economic development, programmatic responses, to include nutrition sensitive agriculture’.
“Home Grown School Feeding acts as a vehicle for promoting local development and fighting food and nutrition insecurity,” said Professor Josephine Kiamba, Agricultural expert for PCD whilst outlining the multiple benefits of HGSF for social protection, hunger and malnutrition, and market security for farmers.