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Países miembros de la RAES fortalecen compromiso con la alimentación escolar en ALC

Con la participación de 10 países e instituciones internacionales, se oficializó la constitución de los integrantes del comité técnico regional de la Red de Alimentación Escolar Sostenible durante un seminario en Brasilia. Brasília, 12 de septiembre de 2022 – Con la presencia de representantes de 10 de países e instituciones de América Latina y el […]

Legal Guide on school food and nutrition

A solid international consensus has emerged on the importance of nutrition for children’s development and well-being. At the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), the Member States of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) committed to developing policies, programmes and initiatives to ensure healthy diets throughout […]

Mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on food and nutrition of schoolchildren

While cases of COVID-19 appear to be fewer among children (and symptoms generally milder), national responses to the pandemic can have important consequences for child nutrition and educational outcomes. Nearly 1.5 billion children – more than half of the world’s student population – are being kept away from school due to pandemic response measures. Nationwide […]

Capacity needs assessment tool – School-based food and nutrition education

The capacity needs assessment tool is meant to be used by national and local groups as a foundation for the design of school-based food and nutrition education capacity development strategies. The tool builds on FAO’s experience and expertise in capacity development, and adopts a broad approach that not only assesses capacities at the individual level, […]