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World Food Programme Malawi Country Office School Feeding Programme evaluation report


In 2017, WFP Malawi Country Office commissioned a final evaluation of the School Meals Programme (2013-2015).

The School Meals Programme aimed to improve school attendance, increase learner enrolment, decrease drop-outs, increase knowledge of safe food preparation and storage practiced, and improve teacher attendance.

Agnes (middle) and her friends enjoying their meal. School meals provide energy and nutrition. Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji

The evaluation was intended to assess and document the extent of achievements of results and factors affecting achievement of results. The evaluation, which makes several recommendations, was managed by the WFP Malawi Country Office and conducted by independent consultants, with fieldwork taking place in June 2017. The full report can be accessed here.

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