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Nourishing communities

Healthy school meals
  • Integrated approach
  • First 1,000 days are key
  • Recipe for growth
  • Strength in diversity
  • Smaller packs, greater access
  • Big gains from micro-nutrients
  • Traditional superfood
  • Benefits for all
  • Healthier livestock, healthier people
  • Healthy school meals

Healthy school meals

Policies can promote better nutrition and agriculture. The Indian government recently called for all states to include millet in the school feeding scheme as these are more nutritious than the wheat or rice based meals. As well as boosting nutrition, this effort hopes to increase demand and cultivation of millet.

picture credit: © Alina Paul-Bossuet

 

 

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