Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Right to food

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Local Food for Global Future

Nowadays it is generally recognized that the post World War II industrial agriculture and food in Western countries was succesful with regard to profit, but unsuccesful with respect to people and planet. The underlying structure was a linear economy and a poor interpretation of the...

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The right to adequate food and decent rural employment: joining forces

This advocacy brief explores in practice the linkages between the right to adequate food and rural decent employment and how they can mutually reinforce each other and maximize the results achieved with national and local partners. Its objective is to focus on raising awareness and increasing...

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Responsible investment in agriculture and food systems

Responsible investment in agriculture and food systems is essential for enhancing food security and nutrition and supporting the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security. Responsible investment makes a significant contribution to enhancing...

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Why has Africa become a net food importer?

That Africa has become a net importer of food and of agricultural products, despite its vast agricultural potential, is puzzling. Using data mainly for the period 1960-2007, this report seeks to explain Africa’s food-trade deficit since the mid-1970s. The core finding is that population growth,...

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The Right to Food: Past commitment, current obligation, further action for the future - A Ten-Year Retrospective on the Right to Food Guidelines

The Synthesis Report analyzes some of the main issues experienced while implementing the Right to Food Guidelines over the past decade and looks to possible avenues for making use of the Right to Food Guidelines in order to strive for the realization of the right to adequate food of all in the years to come.

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