The group was unveiled at a national dialogue on the parent/guardian led school feeding campaign that took place in the conference hall in the President’s office on Tuesday.
The dialogue was organised by the ministry and the Netherlands Development Organization (SNV).
Aggrey Kibenge, the under secretary in the Education ministry, said they chose people from different sectors because resolving the issue of school feeding is not a one ministry job.
According to Kibenge, the working group will focus its work on realistic methods of providing food for school children.
The minster for Education, Janet Museveni urged the group to focus on government aided schools in rural areas and not private schools, arguing that parents in private schools can afford to feed their children at school.
David Ssegendo, head teacher Buganda Road Primary School, applauded the establishment of the working group, saying it has been long overdue. He however, noted that the working group is bound to face a number of challenges in trying to sensitise parents on the importance of feeding children.
The members signed a declaration pledging their support to providing quality education in Uganda for all by championing school feeding initiatives.
Members from other organs will include; Office of the prime minister, ministry of health, ministry of agriculture, animal industry and fisheries, ministry of trade, industry and cooperatives, Ministry of Water and Environment and National Planning Authority.