Governments use food for education (FFE) programs to increase school participation and support learning through better nutrition. But how effective are these programs? This food policy review surveys the empirical literature to assess the impact of FFE programs on the students' schooling, learning, and nutrition. It examines the economic rationale for FFEs, critically assesses the evidence on their effectiveness, identifies areas where further research is needed, and offers guidelines for future program design and use.A Critical Assessment of the Evidence from Developing Countries Sarah Adelman, Daniel Gilligan, Kim Lehrer ... The longer run effects are conditional on in-school meals improving the nutritional status of children and on nutritional status affecting the ability to learn. Furthermore, the impact of ... Pollitt (1995) discusses two biological mechanisms through which breakfast can affect cognition. By extensionanbsp;...
|Title||:||How Effective are Food for Education Programs?|
|Author||:||Sarah Adelman, Daniel Gilligan, Kim Lehrer|
|Publisher||:||Intl Food Policy Res Inst - 2008|