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Natural resources governance and the right to adequate food

2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security (Right to Food Guidelines). At its 41st Session from 13-17 October 2014 the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) will undertake a retrospective of the progress made in the implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines (RtFG). FAO prepared a number of working studies on different aspects of the Right to Food Guidelines as a contribution to the retrospective, and a number of these will be discussed in the Right to Food Forum. Natural Resources Governance is the subject of this online discussion.

25.08.2014 - 15.09.2014

Nutrition, education and awareness raising developments in the progressive realization of the right to adequate food

FAO prepared a number of working studies on different aspects of the Right to Food Guidelines as a contribution to the retrospective, and a number of these will be discussed in the Right to Food Forum. Developments in nutrition, education and awareness raising are the subject of this second online discussion.

29.07.2014 - 19.08.2014

Legal developments in the progressive realization of right to adequate food

FAO prepared a number of working studies on different aspects of the Right to Food Guidelines as a contribution to the retrospective, and a number of these will be discussed in the Right to Food Forum. Legal developments in the progressive realization of right to adequate food are the subject of this online discussion.

01.07.2014 - 16.07.2014

10 Year Anniversary of the Right to Food Guidelines

The Committee on World Food Security (CFS), on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Right to Food Guidelines, called for a review of the progress made towards achieving the right to adequate food during its 41st session, scheduled to be held in October 2014. The outcome of this online-consultation will feed into both the UN and civil society contributions to the CFS discussions in October.

17.04.2014 - 26.05.2014

Spaces for dialogue on food security at the municipal level

In several Latin American countries, recognition of the Human Right to Adequate Food has made significant advances, mainly at the level of legislations, having been integrated explicitly in constitutions, laws and other regulations. But progress at the municipal level is still at an early stage and there are very few documented experiences that can serve as reference for achieving more noticeable results.

24.03.2014 - 14.04.2014