Last updated: 24/3/2022

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Children

Programme Details

Start date
 
Coverage
350,000 in academic year 2014-2015
References
World Bank. 2016. SABER Country Report 2016 Jordan School Feeding. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/ bitstream/handle/10986/26525/114318-WP-PUBLIC-SABER-SHSF-Jordan-2016-CR. pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y>.
Programme expenditure
Government
References
World Bank. 2016. SABER Country Report 2016 Jordan School Feeding. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/ bitstream/handle/10986/26525/114318-WP-PUBLIC-SABER-SHSF-Jordan-2016-CR. pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y>.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Target groups
Children between the age of 5 and 12 at public schools
References
WFP. 2013. State of School Feeding Worldwide. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://www.wfp.org/content/state-school-feeding-worldwide-2013>.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
In-kind transfer
References
 
Amount of benefits
The World Food Programme (WFP) provides date bars fortified with vitamins and minerals for each student, three days a week; this complements the existing school feeding programme, which provides high-protein biscuits to students two days a week
References
World Bank. 2016. SABER Country Report 2016 Jordan School Feeding. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/ bitstream/handle/10986/26525/114318-WP-PUBLIC-SABER-SHSF-Jordan-2016-CR. pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y>.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
Monitoring system at directorate and school levels (in need of improvement)
References
World Bank. 2016. SABER Country Report 2016 Jordan School Feeding. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/ bitstream/handle/10986/26525/114318-WP-PUBLIC-SABER-SHSF-Jordan-2016-CR. pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y>.