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Law No. 11.947 establishing the School Feeding Programme in primary schools of Brazil (PNAE).

Country/Territory
Brazil
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009 (2012)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food security Policy/planning Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Right to food Traditional rights/customary rights School feeding
Geographical area
Americas, South America
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force on the day of its publication.
Abstract

This Law, consisting of 35 articles, establishes the School Feeding Programme in primary schools of Brazil (PNAE). Art. 2 of this Law establishes that school food guidelines are: the use of healthy and adequate food, including the use of a variety of food, safe, in the respect of different culture, traditions and healthy eating habits, contributing to the growth and development of students and improving school performance in accordance with age and health, including those that require specific a

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.planalto.gov.br

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Decree No. 15.163 providing for the exemption from the VAT all foodstuff produced by family farmers for school feeding programme within the National Programme for Strengthening Family Agriculture.

Legislation | Brazil | 2014

Keyword: Food security, Policy/planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Family farming, School feeding

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 0621 providing for the exemption from the VAT all foodstuff produced by family farmers for school feeding programme within the National Programme for Strengthening Family Agriculture.

Legislation | Brazil | 2011

Keyword: Food security, Policy/planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Family farming, School feeding

Source: FAO, FAOLEX