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Meeting between the Deputy Minister of Education of the Kyrgyz Republic and representatives of WFP UN and SIFI was carried out

Today in Bishkek in the building of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic a meeting between the Deputy Minister of Education Nadira Syntshevna Dzhusupbekova, the WFP country director in Kyrgyzstan Andrea Bagnoli, the head of the WFP School Feeding Programme Emma Khachaturyan, SIFI president Vladimir Chernigov and the director on international cooperation Elena Bolotnikova was carried out.

Participants discussed the cooperation plan for the next year. Among the new initiatives is a pilot project of supplying schools in the Kemin district of the Chui region with agricultural products from local farmers with the help of a Logistics center created with the FAO support.

In addition, the issues of institutionalization of express trainings for school cooks were discussed. The training programme will be based on trainings, developed by WFP and SIFI under the pilot project on the School Meals Optimisation Programme.