26 February 2014
WFP India helps fight anaemia among primary school children in the high priority district of Gajapati, Odisha, India
16 November 2012
The World Food Programme works with governments across Asia to design and manage large-scale, innovative programmes, focused on those who need them most. These programmes are often called ‘safety nets’ – projects designed to protect the most vulnerable at critical times, and so allow them to make the most of each new opportunity to improve their lives.
9 September 2009
India has a long tradition of school feeding programmes, largely funded by state governments with some external assistance. In 1995, the central government launched the “Mid-Day Meals” (MDM) scheme. MDM is largely decentralized and now covers some 130 million school children throughout India.
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