Wfp Project

World Food Programme

School Feeding: A Sound Investment
Results from investment case study

February 2009

Work in Progress

The investment case study has been developed jointly developed by the World Food Programme (WFP) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) BCG has been engaged on a pro bono basis under the corporate partnership with WFP Guidance for has been provided by members of staff of the World Food Program (WFP), in particular Nancy Walters, Marc Regnault de la Mothe, Carmen Burbano, Luca Molinas and Federica Carfagna. Many others have contributed in many ways. Aulo Gelli, from Imperial College, has served as academic expert to discuss, review and further refine the methodology. The country offices of Lao PDR, in particular Maiko Tajima, and of Kenya, in particular Rene McGuffin, Alex Muindi, Dennis Tiren and Danston Ondachi have supported the analysis by providing in country data and estimates for these.

Rome, June 2009.


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The financial analyses presented herein are based on data been obtained from internal WFP and public sources believed to be reliable, but BCG makes no representation as to the accuracy or completeness of such information. Changes in the underlying data or assumptions that are explicitly or implicitly part of the investment model will clearly impact the analyses and conclusions. A variety of factors could cause actual results to be materially different from any results that may be expressed or implied by the investment model. BCG does not intend or assume any obligation to update or revise this model in light of results which differ from those anticipated. All results are provided for informational purposes only and are not intended to be and should not be construed as a recommendation to invest in the interventions mentioned in this file.


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Executive Summary Objectives & Scope Methodology & framework Results...