This year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is devoted to the right to education. In the last decade, the food served in Brazilian public schools was one of the most important strategies among public policies to combat hunger in the country. However, the success of the intervention did not bring equal benefits: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations pointed out that indigenous peoples in Brazil are the portion of the population in chronic vulnerability. Living in very unfavorable conditions, the indigenous population faces greater difficulty accessing adequate quality or sufficient quantity of food.
Click here to see the Executive Summary of CPI-SP’s publication Food in indigenous schools – challenges to incorporate practices and knowledge.