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- DocumentHome Grown School Feeding, 2010Home-grown school feeding (HGSF) approach is conceived of as combining two distinct policy objectives: a social protection objective focused on the health and nutritional status of school-age children, and a focus on the economic and technical transformation of small-scale agriculture.DocumentHome Grown School Feeding, 2010This paper discusses how to set the goals for school meal rations based on educational and nutrition outcomes. The paper points that school feeding programs do not significantly improve the nutritional status of school children unless the staple food is fortified. Consequently, parents need to be educated to continue to feed the same amounts of food at home.Document
Food provision in schools in low and middle income countries: developing an evidenced based programme frameworkHome Grown School Feeding, 2010This paper aims to develop an evidence based rationale for school feeding programmes. The paper clarifies that school feeding is a popular programme that has been used to support the education, health and nutrition of children living in vulnerable food-insecure areas.DocumentHome Grown School Feeding, 2010This paper argues that Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programmes have great potential to deliver various social protection benefits, not only for schoolchildren and their families but also for food supplying farmers.DocumentHome Grown School Feeding, 2011This paper addresses the question of how implementers of Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) systems can create and operationalise feedback systems between communities, governments and external partners to ensure programmes are meeting communities’ needs.Document
A comparison of supply chains for school food: exploring operational trade-offs across implementation modelsHome Grown School Feeding, 2012School feeding is a complex form of intervention that is delivered in various, context-specific models or configurations. This paper indicates that an increasing need for support and understanding of the different models and modalities has been expressed by governments to aid the design of school feeding programs.DocumentHome Grown School Feeding, 2013School health and nutrition programmes provide the foundation for children’s physical, cognitive and educational development. The purpose of this analysis is to examine the Dubai Cares/GAIN-Assisted School Nutrition Project in Bangladesh.Document
Osun state home grown school feeding program: improving sustainability through increased local farmer participationHome Grown School Feeding, 2012DocumentHome Grown School Feeding, 2013The National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) in South Africa is a large government sponsored programme reaching over 8 million learners in primary and secondary schools. The emphasis of the programme is on the provision of the daily balanced and diverse cooked meal, with nutrition education and sustainable food production being the other two pillars of the programme.Document
Strategies for reducing inequalities and improving developmental outcomes for young children in low-income and middle-income countriesThe Lancet, 2011This report is the second in a Series on early child development in low-income and middle-income countries and assesses the effectiveness of early child development interventions, such as parenting support and preschool enrolment.