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Learning from Experience: Malawi case study

Malawi School Meals Programme aims to increase girls' and double orphans’ attendance through the provision of take-home rations. Support to all schools during the lean season is ensured....

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: Uganda case study

The partnership with World Vision International allowed WFP to deliver a comprehensive package to school children. World Vision integrated government initiatives on HIV/AIDS awareness, promoted...

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...

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....

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...

Feed Minds, Change Lives - School Feeding: Highlights and New Directions

The ongoing global economic crisis has presented a myriad of challenges to countries throughout the world. Now, perhaps more than ever before, the world is under greater pressure to provide safety...

Learning From Experience

The World Food Programme has worked with governments and NGOs on school feeding programmes for 45 years. As the leading organization in this field, WFP is committed to learning from, and sharing, its...

Home Grown School Feeding: a Framework to Link School Feeding with Local Agricultural Production

In the broadest sense, home-grown school feeding (HGSF) is a school feeding programme that provides food produced and purchased within a country to the extent possible. The United Nations World Food...