Last updated: 26/2/2024

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Children

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Support the intellectual and physical growth and development of students in general education schools, and promote the proper eating habits of

school food production

References
Department of primary and secondary education (2020): ЕРӨНХИЙ БОЛОВСРОЛЫН СУРГУУЛИЙН ХООЛ [SECONDARY SCHOOL FOOD]. ҮЙЛДВЭРЛЭЛ, ҮЙЛЧИЛГЭЭНИЙ ӨНӨӨГИЙН БАЙДАЛ [CURRENT STATUS OF PRODUCTION AND SERVICE]. Ulaanbaatar. Available online at https://cdn.greensoft.mn/uploads/users/2649/files/PDF%20files/Making%20food.pdf, accessed on 9th Aug 2023.
Start date
2006
References
Personal communication.
Coverage
359,904 children (2020)
References
Department of primary and secondary education (2020): ЕРӨНХИЙ БОЛОВСРОЛЫН СУРГУУЛИЙН ХООЛ [SECONDARY SCHOOL FOOD]. ҮЙЛДВЭРЛЭЛ, ҮЙЛЧИЛГЭЭНИЙ ӨНӨӨГИЙН БАЙДАЛ [CURRENT STATUS OF PRODUCTION AND SERVICE]. Ulaanbaatar. Available online at https://cdn.greensoft.mn/uploads/users/2649/files/PDF%20files/Making%20food.pdf, accessed on 9th Aug 2023.
Programme expenditure
1,500 MNT per child for grades 1-5 in 2021 and 1800MNT per child for grades 6-9th from 2022
References
GOVERNMENT OF MONGOLIA (2021): REGARDING SETTING OF LUNCH STANDARDS. Available online at http://www.edub.edu.mn/%D2%AF%D0%B4%D0%B8%D0%B9%D0%BD-%D1%85%D0%BE%D0%BE%D0%BB%D0%BD%D1%8B-%D0%BD%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%82%D0%B8%D0%B2-%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%B3%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%BE%D1%85-%D1%82%D1%83%D1%85%D0%B0%D0%B9/, accessed on 9th Aug 2023.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Children
Eligibility criteria
Students in grades 1 to 5 and student of 6th-9th grades
References
Government of Mongolia (2021): ҮДИЙН ХООЛНЫ НОРМАТИВ ТОГТООХ ТУХАЙ [REGARDING SETTING OF LUNCH STANDARDS]. Available online at http://www.edub.edu.mn/%d2%af%d0%b4%d0%b8%d0%b9%d0%bd-%d1%85%d0%be%d0%be%d0%bb%d0%bd%d1%8b-%d0%bd%d0%be%d1%80%d0%bc%d0%b0%d1%82%d0%b8%d0%b2-%d1%82%d0%be%d0%b3%d1%82%d0%be%d0%be%d1%85-%d1%82%d1%83%d1%85%d0%b0%d0%b9/, accessed on 9/8/2023.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Food
Amount of benefits
One lunch per day
References
ILO. 2015. Social Protection Assessment Based National Dialogue: Definition and Cost of a Social Protection Floor in Mongolia. Mongolia: International Labour Organization and the Government of Mongolia. <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51678>. Accessed 16 May 2018.
Payment/delivery frequency
Daily
References
ILO. 2015. Social Protection Assessment Based National Dialogue: Definition and Cost of a Social Protection Floor in Mongolia. Mongolia: International Labour Organization and the Government of Mongolia. <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51678>. Accessed 16 May 2018.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Meals are delivered at schools
Benefit recipients
Students
Legal Framework
MONGOLIA LAW: ЕРӨНХИЙ БОЛОВСРОЛЫН СУРГУУЛИЙН ХООЛ ҮЙЛДВЭРЛЭЛ, ҮЙЛЧИЛГЭЭНИЙ ТУХАЙ [ABOUT FOOD PRODUCTION AND SERVICE OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS], 2019
References
GOVERNMENT OF MONGOLIA (5/30/2019): ЕРӨНХИЙ БОЛОВСРОЛЫН СУРГУУЛИЙН ХООЛ ҮЙЛДВЭРЛЭЛ, ҮЙЛЧИЛГЭЭНИЙ ТУХАЙ [ABOUT FOOD PRODUCTION AND SERVICE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION SCHOOLS]. Available online at https://legalinfo-mn.translate.goog/mn/detail/14523?_x_tr_sl=mn&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc, accessed on 9/8/2023.