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Resource April 21, 2016

Meet the Journalist: Rhitu Chatterjee

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Brazil's school feeding program, the second largest in the world feeds 42 million of the country's...

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A child in Sao Paulo eats lunch provided at her day care. This meal is part of Brazil's National School Feeding Program (PNAE), which feeds 43 million children. Image by Rhitu Chatterjee. Brazil, 2015.
Journalist Rhitu Chatterjee traveled to Brazil in 2015 to report on the country's school meal program that feeds 43 million children every year and is considered one of the best in the world. Her project "School Lunches in Brazil: From Local Farms to Children's Plates" explores the connection between school meals, nutrition, childhood obesity, and the role of family farmers in Brazil.

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