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As one of its major responsibilities, the Legal Office maintains several comprehensive legislative databases: FAOLEX, FISHLEX, WATERLEX, WATER TREATIES, PORTLEX and most recently has been instrumental in developing Rtf DATA, an informative baseline indicating the legal commitment of countries to the right to food and how food and security nutrition is reflected in their legislation.

FAOLEX is the world’s largest electronic collection of national laws and regulations, as well as international treaties on food, agriculture and renewable natural resources. These databases are tools of great value to governments, practitioners, non- governmental organizations and scholars. Combined, they are one of the largest available information resources on environmental law globally.

WATER TREATIES

WATER TREATIES is a database containing International agreements on international water sources…more

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