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Publication | 29 October 2020

Energising School Feeding - October 2020

Global Food and Nutrition Security
Cooking school meals requires energy. In some countries, families are asked to contribute to fuel expenses or to provide firewood, failing which, children may be refused school meals. The acquisition of fuel, whether it is purchased or collected, is a considerable burden for schools that risks hindering the scale and scope of WFP’s programmes. Find out how sustainable energy multiplies WFP’s impact in school feeding programmes.