Our infographics use data from the Global Survey of School Meal Programs © resources and are designed to equip people in the global school meal network to share key findings from the report.
As a result, we hope it becomes easier to advocate for changes in policy, planning, and practice. In short, when we work together, more children around the world can learn, thrive, and be nourished.
School Feeding: A Path to Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic
By investing in school feeding programs, countries make transformative human capital investments, ensuring children are well-nourished and ready to learn to fulfill their potential as healthy, skilled, and productive adults. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical to advocate for school feeding now, as a path to recovery and to safeguard our children’s future.
School Nutrition: Bridging the First 1,000 Days to 8,000 Days
A powerful tool, school feeding ensures that the health and nutrition investments made in the first 1,000 days of life are sustained through childhood and adolescence.
School Meals Can Transform the Food System
A catalyst for transformation in the food system, school meal programs create demand for safe, nutritious, sustainably produced, and affordable foods. In summary, these programs can shift the paradigm towards a food systems approach that prioritizes the nutritional needs of children and adolescents.