Aligning public procurement rules and practices to support the implementation of Home-Grown School Feeding (HGSF) Initiatives: The case of Senegal

Type of document: Policy and legislation

Building on the experiences of various countries and on an in-depth analysis of Senegal's public procurement rules and practices in the context of school feeding, this report provides recommendations on the alignment of public procurement rules and practices and on the development of a conducive public procurement regulatory framework to support the implementation of Home Grown School Feeding initiatives in the country.

Further information

The study is part of FAO project on 'Policy Support for Public Food Procurement for Government-led Home-Grown School Food initiatives". It is based on the recognition that building a linkage between school feeding programmes and local and smallholder agriculture production requires adjustments and reforms at the institutional, policy and regulatory levels. These include the alignment of public procurement laws, regulations and related practices. Building on the experiences of various countries and on an in-depth analysis of Senegal's public procurement rules and practices in the context of school feeding, the report provides recommendations on the alignment of public procurement rules and practices and on the development of a conducive public procurement regulatory framework to support the implementation of HGSF initiatives in the country. For those interested on the topic, a similar study on Ethiopia is also available. A French version of this study is also available.