Agricultural Development Economics

Food security governance and right to food

Year of publication
This set of briefs presents the major debates emerged during the development and adoption of the India’s National Food Security [...]

State food provisioning as social protection

Debating India’s national food security law
Harsh Mander [ 2015 ]
This book provides an overview of the most important debates which ensued in the four and a half years of [...]

The state of food insecurity in the world 2013

The multiple dimensions of food security
IFAD, WFP, FAO [ 2013 ]
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development [...]
The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF) is the first global framework adopted by consensus, by governments, [...]

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition

Online discussions that make a difference
FSN Forum / FAO [ 2012 ]
This special publication showcases some of the FSN Forum's most significant discussions in recent years, on central topics and trends [...]

Food Price Volatility and the Right to Food

Right to Food Issues Brief 1
FAO [ 2011 ]
Volatility, in terms of significant and frequent changes in the direction and magnitude of food prices, results in harmful effects [...]

Land tenure, investments and the right to food

Issues Brief 2
FAO [ 2011 ]
The escalating rate of competition over natural resources has reached important levels. Data on leases and acquisitions of large tracts [...]
While legislative protection is needed to ensure the implementation of the right to food at the national level, it is [...]
Since the adoption of the Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the [...]

Exigibilidade: Mechanisms to claim the human right to adequate food in Brazil

Thaís Franceschini, Valéria Burity, Luisa Cruz [ 2010 ]
The Portuguese word – exigibilidade – which, in its Spanish form (‘exigibilidad’), is used by different human rights organizations in [...]
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