Morocco - Capacity Development and Support for the National School Feeding Programme: Standard Project Report 2017

In 2017, WFP worked to strengthen the capacities of Moroccan national institutions to improve the National School Meals Programme (NSMP), in line with national efforts to achieve SDG 2 “Zero Hunger” and within the framework of Standard Project Report 2017 Morocco, Kingdom of (MA) 8 Development Project - 200494 the Vision 2030 Education Reform. WFP’s support mainly contributed to the Education Reform’s Chapter 1: “Towards an equitable school and equal opportunities”, and in particular to the chapter’s levers 1: “promote equal access to education and training”; and 3: “positive discrimination in favour of rural, peri-urban and vulnerable areas”. The three activities which were delivered by WFP in 2017 were: i) the development of the ministerial decree outlining Morocco's school feeding policy; ii) recommendations on innovative school meals pilots to be implemented by the Government; and iii) the launch of the development of school feeding implementation guidelines.