July 2022

Celebrating 20 Years of the McGovern-Dole Program

The year 2022 marks the 20 anniversary of the USDA McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, which has provided 5.5 billion school meals …

Read More

June 2022

School Feeding Program Gets Boost from Mauritania-Senegal Exchange Visit

In May 2022, a team of 17 people including officials from the government of Mauritania, local and regional leaders, and Counterpart staff traveled to the …

Read More

March 2022

Improving Health so Children can Learn—Deworming in Mauritania

In Mbahé, a village in the department of Mbagne located in the south of Mauritania, many children are affected by parasites. The parasites harm their …

Read More

2020 — 2025

McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition program in Mozambique

CHALLENGE Located in southeastern Africa, Mozambique is a low-income, food-deficit country with a largely rural population of 31 million.  In 2015, the country reached its …

Read More

McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program in Mauritania

CHALLENGE While 75% of the population in Mauritania depends on subsistence agriculture and pastoralism, the country has been facing drought exacerbated by climate change which …

Read More

CLOSE