Food for Assets, School Meals
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.

School Meals
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.