Portfolio Category: MCODE

What is Sustainable Agriculture?

Sustainable agriculture techniques are methods of increasing agricultural efficiency using naturally available resources. Sustainable agriculture techniques are largely simple yet effective. For example, one method is the construction of 'swales', which are essentially long troughs in the soil. Swales trap water when it rains, which means that instead of water being evaporated as soon as…
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Sport & Recreation

Recreation cultivates great friendship and encourages social interaction. Team sports and competition promote motivation and enthusiasm whilst also creating a healthy lifestyle. Schools for Life offer children the opportunity to enjoy sport and recreational activities, producing healthy and happy well-rounded children with confidence and skills both inside and outside the classroom. The UN promotes sport…
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Food

Growing food forests and providing training in sustainable agriculture allows children to eat nutritious food, whilst learning of the importance of a healthy diet. Malnutrition is not only detrimental to health, but also means that many children cannot reach their full potential at school due to deprivation of essential nutrients needed for brain development. "In…
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Water & Sanitation

Safe drinking water is essential for good academic performance and attendance at school. Clean water means less illness caused by unsanitary drinking water amongst students and teachers. Easy access to water saves time previously used walking long distances to collect water; and can be used to water plants for food. Sanitation is also essential for…
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