Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)
Impact of planned and non-planned kitchen gardening for improvement of nutrition and economical benefits of societies
Swati Deepak Dubey
Malnutrition is a serious public health problem in rural areas of India. Hence most of them are victims of malnutrition specially micronutrient deficiency. To overcome these problem 85 demonstrations of Nutrition Gardening during 2017-18 and 2018-19 were conducted in adopted villages in Kalakankar and Babaganj block Pratapgarh district with the objectives to assess the vegetable production, availability of vegetables from nutrition garden to different 85 family size and impact of nutrition gardening on food consumption pattern of the respondents. Planned layout was designed and year calendar was followed for round the year availability of fruits and vegetables through nutrition garden. Utilizing the small home stead space to produce chemical free, safe and healthy fresh food around the whole year, and on the other hand, valorizes common sense principles of community autonomy, cultural integrity and environmental stewardship kitchen garden will be very functional approach to environment conservation practice that provides solution to microclimatic challenges that directly impact on food, nutrition, agriculture productivity, poverty, hunger and malnutrition, we have chosen 'home garden' as small scale biodiversity and its conservation through women participation.
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Swati Deepak Dubey. Impact of planned and non-planned kitchen gardening for improvement of nutrition and economical benefits of societies. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(1S):502-504.