Sustainable Agriculture Pro officers with Farm to School project Farmers in Torba
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) is working in partnership with Sustainable Agriculture Pro (STAP) Vanuatu, Vanuatu Skills for Partnership and local farmers to implement a ‘Farm to school’ project under the Vanuatu Skills Partnership’s for Agri-business program.
The ‘Farm to school’ project was first introduced on Vanua Lava in TORBA province in November 2019 with the objective of creating and supporting a supply chain of vegetables, fish and eggs to schools.
The project is currently working with farmers of Lesara village, on East Vanua Lava to promote additional information on agricultural practices, local and healthy food and means of improving the local economy.
“Farm to school project aims to indirectly support schools with supply of food throughout the year.