This factsheet provides an overview on school feeding programmes and their impact. WFP has six decades of experience supporting school feeding and a trajectory of working with more than 100 countries to set up sustainable national school feeding programmes.
While smallholder farmers are the primary food producers in Southern Africa, contributing to 90 percent of food production in some countries, often systems in the region do not support profitability for them. WFP is working across Southern Africa to address bottlenecks in food systems to enhance the resilience of smallholder farmers. This factsheet gives an overview of WFP’s approach to smallholder farmers.
The decentralized mid-term evaluation was commissioned by the WFP Rwanda Country Office and covers the Home-Grown School Feeding Program 2016-2020, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture McGovern-Dole International Food For Education and Child Nutrition Program.
This study aimed to establish a snapshot of the current landscape of home-grown school feeding in West and Central Africa, identifying its current objectives, opportunities and challenges and providing a future perspective of where HGSF can move towards with capitalization, sharing and cooperation.
WFP piloted the implementation of Iron Fortified Rice through School Feeding in Maguindanao, Philippines. This report documents the results of the demonstrating the potential of Homegrown School Feeding as a model for scaled-up food fortification in BARMM and eventually in the whole country.
This publication provides an analysis of the state of school feeding in 2020, describes the impact of COVID-19 on school feeding around the world and presents what can be done to restore this global safety net.
WFP has six decades of experience supporting school feeding and a trajectory of working with more than 100 countries to set up sustainable national school feeding programmes. This factsheet provides an overview on school feeding programmes and their impact in 2020.
This report presents the findings of the cost-benefit analysis of school meals programmes in Laos carried out jointly by the Ministry of Education and Sports, the World Food Programme and MasterCard. This details the cost-benefit analysis of school meals throughout a beneficiary's lifetime.
This two-page document presents the results of the project "Response to 'El Niño' in the Dry Corridor of Central America" between 2016 and 2018. Thanks to the European Union's 10-million financial support, WFP worked with more than 32,200 people in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua to help them adapt to the impact of drought and improve the livelihoods of their families and communities through the creation of assets and the generation of income.
This resource framework is intended as a guidance tool for the design, implementation and monitoring of home-grown school feeding programmes. It was jointly produced by WFP, FAO, IFAD, NEPAD, GCNF and PCD.