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Study in 8 Latin American countries explores challenges, achievements, and lessons learned

23/08/2013 - 

A study undertaken by FAO in Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru showcases the contributions that school feeding programmes are making to strengthening children's social protection, food security and nutritional status.

The study, A Panorama of School Feeding and the Possibilities for Direct Purchases from Family Farming - Case Studies in Eight Countries (Spanish only), indicates that these programmes both promote school attendance and bolster the learning process. 

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