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Cook Islands

School food activities in Cook Islands

Cook Islands School Garden Program

Garden program

Started: 2018

Status: Ongoing

Reach: 12 schools in Rarotonga, 2 schools in outer islands 

School level: Primary school, Secondary school

Program goals:

  • Provide education & introduce agriculture as an entry point into science in primary schools as well as an avenue for climate change resilience 

  • Promote healthy living 

  • Protect the environment 

  • Reducing NCDs 

Managed by Korero o te Orau (local NGO) and Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), with engagement from MoA and individual schools. 


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