Home-Grown School Feeding

Boy eating at school

This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO elearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models. They aim to provide a holistic and comprehensive view of current trends in thematic areas related to global challenges, by combining development research and innovation perspectives. The main objective of these technical webinars is to give practitioners the opportunity to interact with international experts, United Nations officers, University professors, researchers and fellow participants, throughout the world. Webinars can be attended as interactive online sessions on Zoom, where sharing perspectives and asking questions to experts is encouraged. These sessions are also recorded and therefore available at any time, through the FAO elearning Academy: elearning.fao.org


• Define and explain concepts, benefits and beneficiaries of Home-Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programmes;
• Present the key elements of the HGSF elearning course to support the planning, design and implementation of HGSF programmes; and
• Discuss partnerships as critical enablers for strong and potential successful HGSF programmes.


This technical webinar will be delivered by Ms Anna Lartey (FAO) and Ms Carmen Burbano de Lara (WFP’As School Feeding Division). Panel experts will include Ms Florence Tartanac (FAO), Mr Haladou Salha (AU/NEPAD), Ms Joyce Njoro (IFAD), Ms Arlene Mitchell (GCNF) and Ms Lesley Drake (Partnership for Child Development - Imperial College London). The webinar will be moderated by Ms Cristina Petracchi, Leader of the FAO elearning Academy.

Webinar Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2hGPiHzfwc