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Learning from Experience: Kenya case study

Commitment to School Meals Programmes in Kenya is high: the programme is rooted in the policy framework, there is a strong cooperation between WFP and the Ministry of Education, and the government...

Learning from Experience: El Salvador case study

El Salvador represents a successful handover experience. Innovative interim funding solutions, a well-planned transition, and the strong presence in the policy framework, laid the foundations for a...

Learning from Experience: Pakistan case study

WFP’s School Meals Programme in Pakistan is strongly addressed to fight gender disparity through take-home rations. Moreover, the government's commitment to School Meals is high:  it is...

Learning from Experience: Brazil case study

Brazil National School Meals Programme is one of the largest in the world. Started in 1955, it reaches almost 50 million beneficiaries and represents a good example of national ownership of a School...

Learning from Experience: Afghanistan case study

Afghanistan School Meals Programme is WFP’s largest. It strongly addresses gender disparity through the provision of take-home rations. Moreover, it represents a good example of evidence-based...

Learning from Experience: Ethiopia case study

WFP’s School Meals Programme in Ethiopia is supported by Children in Local Development (CHILD), a community-led planning tool jointly initiated by WFP and the Ministry of Education.  It...

Brazil: a desk review of the National School Feeding Programme

Brazil’s National School Feeding Programme, started in 1955, is one of the wider range of social assistance programmes run by the Ministry of Development, as part of its “Zero Hunger Strategy”. The...

Home-Grown School Feeding field case study: Ghana

Ghana’s Home-Grown School Feeding programme, although rolled out nationwide under high-level political leadership, shows differences at the regional, district and school levels in administration...

Thailand: a desk review of the school feeding programmes

This desk review provides a comprehensive overview of the School Feeding programmes in Thailand. The country represents an example of successful synergy of several highly-decentralized school feeding...

India: a desk review of the Mid-Day Meals Programme

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....