School playgrounds across Syria are being transformed into vegetable gardens. Children will be able to learn to grow vegetables - and eat them! "According to UN figures, unemployment now stands at more than 50 percent, and nearly 70 percent of the population is living in extreme poverty, in what was once a relatively wealthy country."
"The ongoing crisis in Syria is having a devastating effect on the health and nutrition of an entire generation of children," Adam Yao, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) acting representative in Syria, said on Tuesday, ahead of the start of the new school year.
What are your thoughts on the growing problem of child nutrition in Syria?