A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of School Feeding and Education Assistance Programs in Nigeria

The study conducts a cost-effectiveness analysis on two education interventions in Nigeria: Education Assistance program and the Home Grown School Feeding and Health Program with the aim of increasing school enrollment.

Author: Dr. Ebere Uneze

Publication Date: December, 2012

Document Size: 20 pages

Key Message

Knowledge about the concept and application of cost-effectiveness analysis can help policymakers make informed choices about programs that can improve the lives of the citizens


  • Increasing access to basic education is a priority for policy makers
  • Low school enrollment is a big problem in Nigeria, especially in the North, and stands in the way of the Education for All (EfA) program and educationMDG
  • Enrollment can be increased using several interventions, but for this analysis, we focus on: EA and HGSF&H