Aligning public procurement rules and practices to support the implementation of Home Grown School Feeding Programmes: The case of Ethiopia

Type of document: Policy and legislation

This study is part of the FAO project on "Policy Support for Public Food Procurement for Government-led Home Grown School Feeding initiatives". Building on the experiences of various countries and on an in-depth analysis of Ethiopia's public procurement rules and practices in the context of school feeding, the report provides recommendations on the development of a conducive public procurement regulatory framework to support the implementation of HGSF initiatives in the country.

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This study is part of the FAO project on 'Policy Support for Public Food Procurement for Government-led Home-Grown School Food initiatives" and 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 Ethiopia'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.