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July 6th, 2016

Global school feeding sourcebook: Lessons from 14 countries

Published by Partnership for Child Development, the World Food Programme, the World Bank and the African Union,

This book documents government-led school feeding programmes in low and middle income countries. It was compiled by the Partnership for Child Development at Imperial College London, the World Food Programme, the World Bank and the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development. It includes chapters about national programmes in 14 countries from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America. The sourcebook highlights the trade-offs associated with alternative school feeding models and analyses the overarching themes, trends and challenges which run across these programmes.┬áThe book supports learning and knowledge exchange among countries looking to strengthen and scale-up national school feeding programmes. The evidence presented sheds light on identified global good practices which can be employed to improve the quality and effectiveness of programmes that positively impact on millions of children and communities worldwide.

Curated from worldscientific.com