School meal programs, which provide students with meals, snacks, or take-home rations and serve as a safety net for vulnerable children worldwide, were severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This publication presents some examples in which recommendations from the SMC’s White Paper on Planet Friendly School Meals on transforming food systems by promoting healthy diets, sustainable agriculture, and economic equity are implemented in WFP.
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.
The ECOWAS Conference on Homegrown School Feeding, titled "Investing in Homegrown School Feeding to Strengthen Human Capital, Women's Economic Empowerment, and Contribute to Economic Development," served as a pivotal gathering of over 70 technical experts and government officials.
This report provides information about Plan International’s response to the hunger crisis through school feeding initiatives, especially school gardens in Burkina Faso.
This paper is intended to enhance understanding of the links between school feeding and disability inclusion.
This summary of evaluation evidence brings together findings from 15 evaluations commissioned by WFP between 2014 and 2022. It offers lessons on SHN and HGSF feeding into ongoing and future programmes.
This joint publication by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Food Programme (WFP) presents the state of school feeding programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as of 2022.
This is a discussion paper prepared as background for the Stocktake Moment of the UN Food System Summit in July 2023. It was commissioned by the Sustainable Financing Initiative for School Health and Nutrition.
Food security is both a necessary condition and a potential outcome of quality education.