This is the first national guidance document on school feeding. It is intended to guide practitioners in the planning, implementation and management of the National School Feeding Programme (NSFP).
World Food Programme, WFP
This report presents the efforts, good practices and learnings identified from WFP’s policy engagement and provision of technical assistance for National Nutrition Programme for School Children in Indonesia, Program Gizi Anak Sekolah (Progas).
This publication provides an analysis of the State of School Feeding Worldwide in 2020. A report on the State of School Feeding Worldwide was first published by WFP in 2013.
School-based programmes are one of the most extensive social safety nets worldwide, with an estimated 388 million children worldwide currently benefiting from school feeding.
In 2019, WFP has provided school meals, snacks or take-home rations to 17.3 million children in 59 countries in both emergency and stable settings.
The guidelines aim to inform the decision-making process regarding school reopening, support national preparations and guide the implementation process, as part of overall public health and education planning processes.
This document is a supplement to the Framework for reopening schools, which provides practical, high-level guidance on how to reopen. As more countries move in that direction, lessons are beginning to emerge on what is working.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion school-age children in more than 190 countries.
This document has been developed by WFP and UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Offices and provides a non-exhaustive list of recommended multi-sectoral actions for Government, UNICEF, WFP and other partners to consider as part of their short and longer-term planning for and implementatio
School feeding programmes represent one of the largest safety nets in countries across the region – measured in terms of coverage – in the broader framework of national social protection policy and programmes.