16 November 2012
The World Food Programme works with governments across Asia to design and manage large-scale, innovative programmes, focused on those who need them most. These programmes are often called ‘safety nets’ – projects designed to protect the most vulnerable at critical times, and so allow them to make the most of each new opportunity to improve their lives.
26 September 2012
No child should attend school hungry. The School Feeding Programme provides a nourishing mid-morning snack to 1.1 million pre-primary and primary school students across Bangladesh, creating a strong incentive for families to send and keep their children in school.
21 November 2011
17 May 2011
This is the fifth and final evaluation in the series of impact evaluations of WFP school feeding.Impacts of WFP’s micronutrient fortified biscuit programme were seen in several areas including attendance and drop-out rates and transition to secondary school of children from the most vulnerable households.
The micronutrient fortified biscuits make substantial contributions to improving the nutrition of participating children and provide a value transfer to vulnerable households. The evaluation recommends areas for improvement including strategic positioning in the educational system, increasing micronutrient content and expanding coverage.
18 December 2008
Giving the children of Bangladesh a future
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