The Impact of Food for Education Programs on School Participation in Northern Uganda

This paper presents evidence of the impacts of alternative methods of FFE delivery on schooling in Northern Uganda using a prospective, randomized controlled evaluation conducted from 2005-2007. We compare the impacts of the World Food Programme's in-school feeding program (SFP) with an experimental take-home rations (THR) program conditional on school attendance to examine how outcomes are a ected by the timing of meals and the placement of incentives with children versus parents.