UN World Food Programme

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Afghanistan, December 2002

School children in Afghanistan benefit from the FFE (Food For Education) programme. Take home rations and on-site feeding are undertaken by WFP in collaboration with the Government of the IslamicTransitional State of Afghanistan to address the impact of short term hunger on learning, school performance, enrolment, attendance and drop out rates as well as community participation.
Where there is a significant gap, WFP provides oil to girl students in addition to the regular take-home rations and on-site feeding.

Photo:WFP/Alejandro Chicheri

Date: 
09/30/2002
legacy ID: 
5580