New study from IPC-IG and WFP analyzes the Food Acquisition Programme


Read the article launched by IPC-IG and WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger: Structured Demand and Smallholder farmers in Brazil: the case of PAA and PNAE

17/10/2013 The study “Structured Demand and Smallholder farmers in Brazil: the case of PAA and PNAE launched on October 16th, on World Food Day, brought new data about the link between the Food Acquisition Program (PAA) and the National School Feeding Programme (PNAE). The study, result of a partnership between the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, analyzes the effects of the Brazilian National School Feeding Programme and the Food Acquisition Programme, both of which are part of the Brazilian Nutrition and Food Security Policy.

The study brings unpublished data, showing that a strategy based on structured demand incorporates the demand for food for population groups in a situation of food insecurity, being tackled by the PAA, while through PNAE, the strategy also integrates a tool to deal with school nutrition, increases school attendance and indirectly provides assistance in terms of academic performance to students from kindergarten to secondary education and adult education, since the program provides a balanced diet that takes into account cultural differences for all these groups.

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