Ending Child Hunger: School Feeding in Pakistan

Published on 09 March 2009

In Pakistan, "almost 85 percent of the population live on a marginal income of less than US$ 2 per day," according to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Food for Education is a key strategy for helping the impoverished in this nation of over 140 million people, most living in rural areas. Food for Education programs provide school feeding and also take-home rations for children. This is critical to ending hunger and poverty in any country. Let's take a closer look at school feeding with Wolfgang Herbinger, the country director for WFP in Pakistan.

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