Programme objectives

To contribute to household nutrition and food security.

References
Government of Madagascar. n.d. Note Politique pour l’Elaboration du Plan National d’Action en Nutrition 2012 – 2015. Antananarivo: Government of Madagascar. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.who.int/evidence/resources/policy_briefs/MADPolicybrief.pdf>.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2007
References
Economic Policy Research Institute. n.d. Country profile: Madagascar. Cape Town: EPRI. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://epri.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/28-Madagascar.pdf>.
Programme components
Food distribution; nutritional education; other health-related activities
References
Government of Madagascar. n.d. Note Politique pour l’Elaboration du Plan National d’Action en Nutrition 2012 – 2015. Antananarivo: Government of Madagascar. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.who.int/evidence/resources/policy_briefs/MADPolicybrief.pdf>.
Conditionalities (if any)
School attendance
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Geographical Targeting
References
World Food Programme. 2013. State of School Feeding Worldwide. Rome: WFP. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/13536/WFP_ StateofSchoolFeeding2013_web.pdf?sequence=1>.
Targeted areas
1,250 primary schools in the south of the country
References
World Food Programme. 2014. “Madagascar: le PAM soutient un programme national.” WFP website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://fr.wfp.org/nouvelles/nouvelles-release/madagascar-le-pam-soutientun- programme-national-cantine-scolaire>.
Target groups
Children
Eligibility criteria
School enrolment
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Food
Amount of benefits
 
Payment/delivery frequency
Daily
References
World Food Programme. 2014. “Madagascar: le PAM soutient un programme national.” WFP website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://fr.wfp.org/nouvelles/nouvelles-release/madagascar-le-pam-soutientun- programme-national-cantine-scolaire>.
Benefit delivery mechanism
School canteens deliver the meals.
References
World Food Programme. 2014. “Madagascar: le PAM soutient un programme national.” WFP website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://fr.wfp.org/nouvelles/nouvelles-release/madagascar-le-pam-soutientun- programme-national-cantine-scolaire>.
Benefit recipients
Students
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Meals are delivered during the school year.
References
Government of Madagascar. n.d. Note Politique pour l’Elaboration du Plan National d’Action en Nutrition 2012 – 2015. Antananarivo: Government of Madagascar. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.who.int/evidence/resources/policy_briefs/MADPolicybrief.pdf>.
Coverage
237,000 beneficiaries or 6 per cent of school-attending children
References
World Food Programme. 2013. State of School Feeding Worldwide. Rome: WFP. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/13536/WFP_ StateofSchoolFeeding2013_web.pdf?sequence=1>.
Programme expenditure
USD3.5 million (MGA10.4 billion) was the budget for the 2014–2015 school year.
References
World Food Programme. 2014. “Madagascar: le PAM soutient un programme national.” WFP website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://fr.wfp.org/nouvelles/nouvelles-release/madagascar-le-pam-soutientun- programme-national-cantine-scolaire>.
Institutions and agencies involved
World Food Programme (WFP); Ministry of Education
References
World Food Programme. 2014. “Madagascar: le PAM soutient un programme national.” WFP website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://fr.wfp.org/nouvelles/nouvelles-release/madagascar-le-pam-soutientun- programme-national-cantine-scolaire>.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
An evaluation system developed by the World Bank and the WFP is in place—the System Approach for Better Education Results (SABER).
References
World Food Programme. 2014. “Madagascar: le PAM soutient un programme national.” WFP website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://fr.wfp.org/nouvelles/nouvelles-release/madagascar-le-pam-soutientun- programme-national-cantine-scolaire>.
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group
Children