Distance to Nearest Market
•The distance to the market has affected how many
times students purchase their vegetables and fruit
•The basic Zambian Diet has fresh vegetables and is
eaten with a meat either Chicken, Fish or Beef
of students have given
distance to the market as a
reason for their new
vegetable and fruit
What Happens when you don't
eat enough veggies and fruit?
• Risk of Heart Diseasee
• Risks of Cancer are
• You feeltired
• Weight Gain
According to the 2016 Global Hunger Index,
Zambia was reported to be the 3rd Hungriest
Country in the World.
High Malnutrition Levels
This can be attributed to a number of things some
of which are the high dependence on maize
in the Zambian Diets as well as insufficient
vitamins from fruits and vegetables .
RCE Lu saka
A Flagship project for RCE Lusaka
RCE Lu saka
RCE Lusaka has been using
radio as a means of
educating for Sustainable
Gardening Project is a way
of scaling up RCE Activities
and promoting a healthier
Importance of Growing Your Own
•Can be a source of income
•If done organically, can be a means of promoting
•More nutrients from vegetables in the garden
•You are aware of the foods are ating. Ensuring they are
safe from chemicals
interviewed say t
hey would lik e to
WHY GROW I N SACKS AND CONTAINERS?
Food Security Easy t o m a i n t a i nGreat for small
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S A C K S O F H O P E !
Kibera, is Nairobi's largest slum settlement and one of the best examples of
successful urban agriculture.
Urban agriculture (UA) is becoming
more and more relevant in a world with
growing populations and increasing
depletion of natural resources. By 2020
an estimated 35-40 million urban
Africans will depend on UA for their
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