Daily Archives: May 20, 2024

Monitoring and Social Control of the PNAE

Brazil has one of the largest national school feeding programmes in the world, serving cooked meals daily to around 40 million students across the country. Considering the area of more than 8,000 km2 and the population of around 220 million citizens, operating and overseeing the implementation of a programme that reaches all students in the country’s public basic education network certainly presents challenges. In this policy brief, we’ll see what centralised and decentralised tools the Brazilian government uses to monitor the implementation of the National School Feeding Programme and accountability, including: School Feeding Councils, monitoring visits and digital monitoring and data management tools.

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