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14 May 2018 description

In Numbers

USD 0.1 m six months (May-August 2018) net funding requirements, representing 45% of total

0 People assisted in April 2018 *

* WFP assistance is focused on capacity strengthening of PNASE to support the government-owned school meals programme.

Operational Updates

• Country office participated in workshop for Joint Sectorial Revision which analysed education policy of 2010-2022 by MoE.

20 Apr 2018 description

In Numbers

USD 0.1 m six months (March-August 2018) net funding requirements, representing 45% of total

Operational Updates

  • WFP continues to support capacity-strengthening initiatives, working with the Government to train staff from PNASE and key ministries and departments. WFP provides technical assistance to the PNASE personnel to manage its own school meals programme through ongoing implementation of activities identified and recommended by SABER workshop and decentralized evaluation in 2016.

01 Feb 2018 description

Highlights

  • Meetings were held with partners and potential donors to strengthen partnerships and seek opportunities for synergies.

Operational Updates

  • WFP continues to support capacity-strengthening initiatives, working with the Government to train staff in key ministries and departments.

  • The first draft of the Partnership Action Plan of the country office has been submitted to the Regional Bureau for review and comments.

27 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • With Regional Bureau support, the country office received approximately 75 percent of SRAC fund to carry out their priority activities approved by the budget revision.

  • A nutritional project will be implemented to contribute to the improvement of the children’s nutritional status in the public schools through nutritional education.

Operational Updates

31 Jul 2017 description

Highlights

  • With support of Regional Bureau, the country office received approximately 75 percent of SRAC fund to carry out their priority activities approved by the budget revision

Operational Updates

30 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • The programme continues to face critical funding gaps which could put at risk the sustainability and successful implementation.

  • With support of Regional Bureau, country office continues its advocacy efforts to mobilize resource to support the school meals programme.

Operational Updates

02 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • The programme continues to face critical funding gaps which could put at risk the sustainability and successful implementation.

  • WFP country office continues its advocacy efforts to mobilize resource to support the school meals programme.

Operational Updates

12 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP is involved in an initiative to introduce local products in the school meals programme, in collaboration with the European Union, the Government and local and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).

  • WFP country office continues its advocacy efforts to mobilize resource to support the school meals programme.

Operational Updates

17 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP in collaboration with the European Union, the Government and local and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) is involved in an initiative to introduce local products in the school meals programme.

  • Country office continues its advocacy efforts to mobilize resource to support the school meals programme.

WFP Assistance

14 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP in collaboration with the European Union, the Government and local and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) is involved in an initiative to introduce local products in the school meals programme.

  • A budget revision was approved to continue capacity development and augmentation activities in the Development Project (DEV 200295).

Operational Updates

19 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • The school meals programme managed by the Government continues to face a critical funding gaps. Since the beginning of the school year in September, no meal has been served in the school canteens.
  • A Budget Revision extending the current project for one year was approved by the Regional Bureau.

WFP Assistance

23 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • To support handover process, the Country Office is planning a training on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for the canteens managers and the teachers in all districts of Sao Tome and Principe. The training is scheduled for December.

  • The school meals programme managed by the Government faces critical funding gaps. Since the beginning of the school year in September, no meal has been served in the school canteens.

Operational Updates

10 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

 Recommendations from the SABER exercise were used to prepare the Budget Revision.

 The school meals programme managed by the Government faces critical funding gaps. Since the beginning of the school year in September, no meal has been served in the school canteens.

Operational Updates

24 Oct 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s evaluation team shared a report which identifies the actions needed to continue implementing the development project.

  • The decentralized evaluation mission recommended to extend the current project for 3 additional years in order to focus on developing the capabilities of the Government to assume the transition successfully.

  • The geographical isolation and small size of the country negatively affects resource mobilization WFP WFP Assistance efforts.

Operational Updates

29 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s evaluation team shared a report which identifies the actions needed to continue implementing the development project.

  • The decentralized evaluation mission recommended to extend the current project in order to focus on developing the capabilities of the Government to assume the transition successfully.

  • The geographical isolation and small size of the country negatively affects resource mobilization efforts.

Operational Updates

26 Aug 2016 description
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Highlights

  • WFP’s evaluation team shared a report which identifies the actions points necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilize resources.

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP’s evaluation team shared a report which identifies the actions points necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilize resources.

01 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP evaluation team is finalizing the report which identifies the actions necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilize resources.

WFP Assistance

03 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP evaluation team is finalizing the report to identify the actions necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilize resources.

Operational Updates

28 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP evaluation team is currently finalizing a report, which identifies the actions necessary to continue implementing the development project and future priorities in the country.

  • Geographical isolation of the country from the region negatively influences the capacity to mobilise resources.

Operational Updates