Luxembourg supports Cabo Verde with 3 million euros to strengthen National School Canteen Programme

Praia, Oct 21 (Inforpress) – The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg will support Cabo Verde with 3 million euros for two years period to strengthen the National School Canteen Program, as part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed this Thursday in Praia.

The Memorandum of Understanding on Food Safety for the strengthening of the National School Canteen Program formalized the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg intention to grant the Government of Cabo Verde support of 3 (three) million euros.

With this support, it is expected that all children from pre-school to secondary education will be able to benefit from at least one hot, healthy and balanced meal per day.

The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Miryan Vieira, who signed the agreement on behalf of the Cabo Verdean Government, stressed that this contribution will certainly mitigate the impacts of the successive crises Cabo Verde has been facing lately.

Miryan Vieira also stressed that this support was an asset of the existing cooperation between the two countries, which will contribute to building resilience in the face of external shocks arising from the food crisis of rising food prices and essential goods and also the energy crisis.

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