Mitigating the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Food and the Nutrition of School Children

Guidance from UNICEF, FAO and WFP

Schoolchildren in Vietnam in 2020


Nearly 1.5 billion children – more than ninety per cent of the world’s learners – are impacted due to school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This joint guidance from FAO, UNICEF and WFP guides countries on how to maintain the continuity of school nutrition programmes, including school feeding in the context of the pandemic.

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