School food global hub

Policy and legal frameworks

Strengthening sector policies for better food security and nutrition results

This guidance note describes an approach aimed at improving food security and nutrition through education systems, with a specific focus on schools.

Legal guide on school food and nutrition

The Guide presents a range of regulatory options and legislative examples of state practice that may contribute to building sound and coherent legal frameworks for school food and nutrition, and provides practical information and guidance to develop or strengthen national legislation to improve food security and nutrition in schools as well as community development.

Implementing school food and nutrition policies: a review of contextual factors

This review provides contextual information for school food and nutrition policies. This information was considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) Nutrition Guidance Expert Advisory Group (NUGAG) Subgroup on Policy Actions when formulating the WHO guideline on school food and nutrition policies, and moving from evidence to policy recommendations.