School Children from Nau-Aib Primary School running from their classrooms to queue for their daily school meal.

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Impact Of WFP Assistance Seen In Schools In Namibia

In Namibia, WFP provides technical support to strengthen government capacity to plan and manage food based safety net programmes including the school feeding programme. WFP supports the Ministry of Education to introduce various tools and procedures to teachers and principals to enable them to run the feeding programme at their schools better.

Overview

Namibia is an upper-middle-income country with perennial food deficits, recurring droughts and floods, high rates of chronic malnutrition - and a high rate of HIV/AIDS among people of working age.

Threats to Food Security
  • Structural Poverty
  • Recurrent natural disasters
  • Pest Infestations
  • HIV/AIDS

 

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