The Right to Food

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News - 01.06.2020

This tool, which houses data from more than 2030 countries and territories, is designed to help decision makers understand their food systems, identify their levers of change, and decide which ones to pull.

Experts' corner - 25.05.2020

Carla Mucavi, Director of FAO Liaison Office in New York, highlights the importance of the right to adequate food, with regard to FAO priorities like SIDS, innovation or Hand-in-Hand initiative.

News - 19.05.2020

Opinion article by Juan Carlos García y Cebolla, Right to Food Team Leader, published in El Pais (in Spanish)

News - 15.05.2020

COVID-19 is creating significant food security and nutrition challenges that cities worldwide need to respond to and that go beyond the health emergency. FAO recently set up a survey targeting municipalities worldwide and that received responses from over 800 cities in 76 countries.

News - 21.04.2020

135 million people across 55 countries experience acute food insecurity and 75 million children were stunted. Defeating hunger is crucial to achieve sustainability. 

News - 17.04.2020

The Group of Friends of Food Security and Nutrition in New York discussed the possible impacts of COVID-19 on food security, availability and supply, which was attended by more than 270 participants, including many Permanent Representatives.

News - 07.04.2020

The COVID-19  is causing many changes in the daily lives of people around the world, but there are things that can be done to maintain a healthy lifestyle in these times.

News - 07.04.2020

In countries whose medical systems are under-resourced, the health crisis could be compounded by a hunger crisis and lost livelihoods unless we act now to help.

News - 01.04.2020

The Parliamentary Front Against Hunger called on countries to consider as emergency measure the protection of the right to food of everyone, particularly the most vulnerable.

News - 30.03.2020

FAO offers online training on the SDG indicators 2.1.1. and 2.1.2, which focus on hunger and food insecurity. Data should be disaggregated, consistently with international human rights standards.

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