Food security

Global food supply chain; land rights; sustainable agriculture

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Animated Guide to Land Grabs Animated Guide to Land Grabs

This animation explains how families are being unfairly evicted from their land and left with no way to grow food or earn a living.
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Around the garden in 80 ways: using plants to raise development issues Around the garden in 80 ways: using plants to raise development issues

Case studies suggest some imaginative ways of using plants as a stimulus, for instance a project on industry focuses on cotton and the wages cotton pickers earn; a study of Bangladesh looks at jute, and one school brings the sounds of the rainforest to life by playing musical instruments made from plant materials.

Birmingham DEC with Botanical Gardens Base, 1994, KS2

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Community in Bloom programme - Videos Community in Bloom programme - Videos

Singapore's National Parks publish some very good teaching resources for their school gardens in its Community in Bloom programme. This site has a lot of useful videos and tutorials. As well as this manual: 5 easy steps to starting a Community in Bloom in School.

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Community in Bloom programme - Worksheets Community in Bloom programme - Worksheets

Singapore's National Parks publish some very good teaching resources for their school gardens in its Community in Bloom programme. This worksheets are suitable for both primary and secondary levels. For even more resources click here.

KS1-2, KS3-5

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Enough Food IF Enough Food IF

A publication of the Enough Food IT campaign that accentuates the main issues of the world food crisis. The campaign is trying to involve people and organizations of the UK to make the leaders act to eradicate the world hunger problem. For more information visit their website.
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Did you know?

My wild ancestors originated in Afghanistan over 3000 years ago

Read more Carrot

I originated in the South American Andes mountains

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I originated in Southern Europe and Western Asia around 2000 BC ago

Read more Leek

I am part of the rose family and native to Central Asia.

Read more Apple

I am the world’s most important salad plant.

Read more Lettuce

I come from the Andes Mountains and was first cultivated about 7,000 years ago.

Read more Potato

I originated in South and Central Asia dating back to 3500 BC.

Read more Onion

Scientists are unsure whether I originated in Central Asia, Ethiopia or the Mediterranean.

Read more Pea

I originated in Central and South America

Read more Pumpkin

My wild ancestors are fond throughout Asia and Europe.

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I am a delicious fruit, native to Eastern Asia, with wide culinary and medicinal uses.

Read more Rasberry

I originated in Persia (modern day Iran) and spread to China around 600AD.

Read more Spinach

My small wild ancestors are found in temperate areas all over the Old World.

Read more Strawberry

I am native to the Central Americas and was first domesticated in Mexico, by at least 2600 BC.

Read more Sunflower

I am native to the Americas and was cultivated by the Aztecs as early as 700 AD.

Read more Tomato