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Slovakia: Community Garden Sets ‘Good Practice’ example

Community Garden Ružinov, Bratislava, Slovakia

Interreg Danube
12-03-2018

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The community garden Ružinov was built at the beginning of this year on the neglected place in the city of Bratislava in Slovakia which was used as a volleyball court of primary school in the past. Currently, this land is rented for free by the primary school to reclaim it by the nongovernmental organization (NGO). Nowadays there are 66 cultivation boxes. People including vulnerable groups (pensioners, single mothers) living in the neighborhood are the users of plots in the community garden.

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Plan To Promote Kitchen Gardening Culture In Punjab

A 2012 video showing an earlier program by the Government of Punjab.

Punjab agriculture department has sold 50,000 summer vegetable seed kits on subsidized rates across the province.

By Mohammad Ali
Urdu Point
Mar 28, 2018

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SIALKOT, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 12th Mar, 2018. Punjab agriculture department has sold 50,000 summer vegetable seed kits on subsidized rates across the province. The sources in agriculture department told APP on Monday, the government was very keen to promote kitchen gardening to enable people to get fresh home grown vegetables.

The step has been taken for the promotion of kitchen gardening culture and to create awareness about the importance and utility of home grown fresh vegetables across the province. Kitchen gardening has gained popularity among people especially the women folk in different districts including Sialkot.

The kitchen gardening is actively attaching highest importance in the wake of upsurge in prices, malnutrition, poverty alleviation and consumption of fresh and home grown vegetables.

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