National school meals and nutrition strategy 2017-2022

Policies & Strategies
Government of Kenya
2017
64 p.

This document outlines a strategy for the design and implementation of nutrition-sensitive school meals in Kenya. It is based on the commitment of the Government of Kenya to ensure that school
children are well nourished and healthy and are able to learn and develop to their full potential. The national government commits to strengthening the National School Meals and Nutrition Programme. The government aims to ensure that all children in pre-primary and primary schools receive at least one nutritious meal per school day. This strategy provides a nationwide framework
that underpins the design of school meals at both national and sub-national levels. The strategy provides for counties, communities and schools to have their own initiatives, and it calls on partners to follow the guidelines herein. In this regard, the strategy emphasizes the need for national and county governments to closely coordinate their school meals initiatives.

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