Two Minutes on School Meals 2023

While the world is still facing multiple crises due to conflict, climate change, and rising food and fuel prices, governments worldwide are increasingly convinced that school meals are a powerful and cost-effective way of ensuring that vulnerable children get the food they need and have made school meals one of their priorities. WFP has six decades of experience supporting school meals and a trajectory of working with more than 100 countries to set up sustainable national school meal programmes. This factsheet provides an overview on school meal programmes and their impact.