Last updated: 24/3/2022

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Children

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To promote universal access to primary education and improved educational outcomes

References
WFP 2016a. “Country Programme-Cambodia (2011-2018): Standard Project Report 2016”. World Food Programme in Cambodia. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7e58ffb899ba4801a2df25277545c730/download/?_ga=2.236685635.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Programme components
The WFP has been working since 2015 on developing home-grown school feeding models, facilitating decentralised food supplies contracts between schools, commune councils and local producers. School meals will gradually make way for home-grown school feeding.
References
WFP 2018b. “Cambodia Transitional Interim Country Strategic Plan (2018)”. Rome: World Food Programme. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/012de5aba3d74cc29c24036271c6106b/download/?_ga=2.122905033.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Start date
1999
References
Ravesloot, Bruce et al. 2018. “Country Portfolio Evaluation: Cambodia: An Evaluation of WFP’s Portfolio (2011-2017)”. Evaluation Report No. OEV/2017/001. Rome: World Food Programme and Tango International. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/WFP-0000063702/download/?_ga=2.199665901.2128278800.1522778013-1572286657.1499355786>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Conditionalities (if any)
School attendance
References
WFP 2016a. “Country Programme-Cambodia (2011-2018): Standard Project Report 2016”. World Food Programme in Cambodia. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7e58ffb899ba4801a2df25277545c730/download/?_ga=2.236685635.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Coverage
366,839 children (2016) 379,500 children (planned for 2018)
References
WFP 2016a. “Country Programme-Cambodia (2011-2018): Standard Project Report 2016”. World Food Programme in Cambodia. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7e58ffb899ba4801a2df25277545c730/download/?_ga=2.236685635.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018. WFP 2018b. “Cambodia Transitional Interim Country Strategic Plan (2018)”. Rome: World Food Programme. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/012de5aba3d74cc29c24036271c6106b/download/?_ga=2.122905033.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Programme expenditure
WFP provides about USD11,621,550 for school feeding programmes for 2018 (80 per cent of the USD14,526,938 budget for strategic outcome 1 detailed in the Cambodia Transitional Interim Country Strategic Plan: “Children in poor and least resilient areas have reliable access to adequate and appropriate nutritious food throughout the year”

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Geographical Targeting
Targeted areas
Food-insecure districts in nine provinces (eight provinces in 2018)
References
WFP 2016a. “Country Programme-Cambodia (2011-2018): Standard Project Report 2016”. World Food Programme in Cambodia. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7e58ffb899ba4801a2df25277545c730/download/?_ga=2.236685635.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018. WFP 2018b. “Cambodia Transitional Interim Country Strategic Plan (2018)”. Rome: World Food Programme. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/012de5aba3d74cc29c24036271c6106b/download/?_ga=2.122905033.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Target groups
Children
Eligibility criteria
Children enrolled in pre-primary and primary schools in the selected provinces
References
WFP 2016a. “Country Programme-Cambodia (2011-2018): Standard Project Report 2016”. World Food Programme in Cambodia. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7e58ffb899ba4801a2df25277545c730/download/?_ga=2.236685635.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Food
Amount of benefits
Daily breakfast meal consisting of rice, yellow split peas, canned fish, vegetable oil and iodised salt
References
WFP 2016a. “Country Programme-Cambodia (2011-2018): Standard Project Report 2016”. World Food Programme in Cambodia. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7e58ffb899ba4801a2df25277545c730/download/?_ga=2.236685635.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Payment/delivery frequency
Daily
References
WFP 2016a. “Country Programme-Cambodia (2011-2018): Standard Project Report 2016”. World Food Programme in Cambodia. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7e58ffb899ba4801a2df25277545c730/download/?_ga=2.236685635.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Meals are served in schools
References
WFP 2016a. “Country Programme-Cambodia (2011-2018): Standard Project Report 2016”. World Food Programme in Cambodia. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7e58ffb899ba4801a2df25277545c730/download/?_ga=2.236685635.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Benefit recipients
Students
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
200 days per year
References
WFP 2018b. “Cambodia Transitional Interim Country Strategic Plan (2018)”. Rome: World Food Programme. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/012de5aba3d74cc29c24036271c6106b/download/?_ga=2.122905033.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
Information on school-based activities is captured by WFP and non-governmental organisations field staff through mobile upload of geo-referenced checklists using smart phones and tablets. Annual surveys and school assessments are used to monitor and evaluate the programme. Site visits are also undertaken by local education authorities
References
WFP 2018b. “Cambodia Transitional Interim Country Strategic Plan (2018)”. Rome: World Food Programme. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/012de5aba3d74cc29c24036271c6106b/download/?_ga=2.122905033.336149695.1511013598-415151947.1511013598>. Accessed 11 May 2018.