From the government policy maker right through to a farmer in the market the Home Grown school Feeding programmes have the potential to impact of everyone engaged with a school feeding programme. These different stakeholders will have different interests and different informational needs.

This website has tried to make sure that visitors are able to get to the information they want as quickly and painlessly as possible. To faciliate this accessibility, website visitors have been grouped into three different groupings based on the different stakeholders involved in school feeding programmes.

Under each user grouping the documents and resources which form the backbone of this site have been filtered to meet their informational needs. If we've got you wrong and you can think of a different user group which we're not serving please let us know on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Community:  Farmers, school children and teachers

Local community members are the keystone of home grown school feeding programmes. 

From smallholder farmers to cooks and caterers to teachers and school-children, they comprise all elements of the school feeding supply chain and are integral to programme design and implementation.

Researchers and Practitioners

A growing body of research around HGSF is helping inform the design and implementation of national programmes.

This evidence base being generated by researchers and translated by practitioners continues to strengthen HGSF knowledge and operations.

Donors and Policy makers

Resources available here are specifically relevant to policy makers and donors and address the sustainability and multisectoral dimensions of HGSF programmes.

Operational support information is also available that can help inform decision making.