School Feeding Programme for urban working kids launched

Published on 19 January 2011

The much-heralded School Feeding Programme was launched for urban working children on Tuesday, aiming to improve attendance levels and retention rates at learning centers, reports UNB. (..) Gradually, the feeding programme will provide micronutrient-fortified biscuits to the learners in Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna, Sylhet and Barishal. It will be implemented under a joint cooperation agreement between the Bureau of Non-Formal Education (BNFE) of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, the World Food Programme (WFP) and Unicef Bangladesh.

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