Programme objectives

To increase access to education for all children in targeted rural pre-, primary and middle schools and to enhance the capacity of the government to formulate a national school feeding policy and establish a sustainable national school feeding programme

References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2013
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Programme components
Daily school meals, take-home rations for families of selected girls as an incentive for parents to send girls to school and maintain their enrolment and attendance as well as take-home rations as an incentive for women providing assistance in the preparation of daily meals
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Conditionalities (if any)
80 per cent attendance for take-home rations
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Geographical Targeting
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Targeted areas
Rural areas of all five regions of Djibouti—Arta, Ali-Sabieh, Dikhil, Obock, and Tadjourah—and in the suburban area of Djibouti Ville
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Target groups
Children in pre-primary, primary and upper-primary schools in rural areas that have the lowest levels of access to basic education and school attendance and the highest rates of severe food insecurity
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Eligibility criteria
At least 80 per cent school attendance in selected grades
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
In-kind transfers
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Amount of benefits
A morning snack and a hot lunch will be provided to all schoolchildren; take-home rations (11.25 kg of vegetable oil per quarter) will initially be provided to the families of girls in grades 3 to 5, conditional on at least 80 per cent attendance (this support will progressively shift to grades 6 to 9 as the cohort of students progresses through the formal basic education cycle)
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Payment/delivery frequency
Daily (school meals) Quarterly (take-home rations)
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Benefit delivery mechanism
On-site meal distribution in the schools for children and for take-home rations
Benefit recipients
Pre-primary, primary and upper-primary schoolchildren (boys and girls) and parents supporting the preparation of the meals
References
UNICEF Djibouti. 2017. Personal communication.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Academic year (2013–2017)
References
UNICEF Djibouti. 2017. Personal communication.
Coverage
Number of children covered: 36,850 children in 2016
References
WFP. 2016. Support for the National School Feeding Program. Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7d6d706e5ff94712ad95fbda3b3627dc/download/?_ga=1.228922140.1470872590.1493416950>.
Programme expenditure
Expenditure by WFP for 2013–2017: USD5,235,503 (of which USD2,873,023 were food expenditures); in 2015 the Government of Djibouti contributed USD723,661; Source of funding: WFP
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>. (2) WFP. 2016. Support for the National School Feeding Program. Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/7d6d706e5ff94712ad95fbda3b3627dc/download/?_ga=1.228922140.1470872590.1493416950>.
Institutions and agencies involved
Ministry of Education and Vocational Training; WFP (the government is expected to progressively take on increased managerial responsibilities for the school feeding activities)
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
Information on output and outcome indicators will be collected monthly and will be integrated into the national Education Management Information System MIS: Education management information system
References
WFP. 2013. Djibouti Development Project 200498. Support for national school feeding programme. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://one.wfp.org/operations/current_operations/project_docs/200498.pdf>.
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group
Children