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  • School Meals Remain Indispensable in Kenya

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    09/03/2017 — School Meals

    The World Food Programme and the Government of Kenya continue to provide schools meals across the arid and semi-arid areas and in the poor informal settlements of Nairobi. The national home-grown school meals programme in

  • School meals just got better in The Gambia

    23/12/2016 — School Meals

    Through the assistance of the European Union, WFP is promoting a pilot cash-based transfer in 24 schools across the Gambia through the Community and caterer cash transfer models to improve community participation and ownership. Food

  • Namibia to Expand its School Feeding Programme

    17/11/2016 — School Meals

    Amid worsening hunger triggered by the effects of El Niño-related drought, Namibia is investing in the expansion of its National School Feeding programme to ensure more learners receive nutritious meals and stay in school. 

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  • 09/05/2017 — School Meals

    C.A.R. a Forgotten Crisis

    Despite tremendous needs, the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) counts among the world’s most forgotten crises and receives ever-shrinking humanitarian funding. WFP’s humanitarian response plan for 2017 is only 7 percent financed.

  • 03/05/2017 — School Meals SHOTLIST (PDF)

    WFP Warns that Ignoring C.A.R. Risks Renewed Chaos that Will Spill Across Borders (For the Media)

    Central African Republic has some of the world’s highest chronic malnutrition rates, with 40 percent of children ages 6-59 months suffering from stunting, as well as some of the highest rates of maternal and early childhood mortality. WFP and other humanitarian groups warn that ignoring CAR, means risking the country spiraling back into chaos that will spill across its borders.

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