The right to adequate food is realized when every man, woman and child, alone or in community with others, has the physical and economic access at all times to adequate food or means for its procurement.

– General Comment 12 (CESCR)

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01.04.2016

Launch of IFSN Report and International Workshop on the right to food

The global report “RIGHT ON! A Synthesis Report on Right to Adequate Food across Asia, Africa and the Americas” has been launched during a two-day event organized in Rome by the International Food Security Network (IFSN) on 30 and 31 March 2016.

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25.03.2016

The impact of gender policy process on the right to food: the case of Cambodia: validation workshop

A validation workshop was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 22 March 2016 with the aim of reviewing and validating the results of the FAO study “The impact of gender policy process on the right to food: the case of Cambodia”, while at the same time opening a discussion on the Right to Food and its applicability in the Cambodian context, offering examples from other countries where such approach is progressing.

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22.03.2016

Research Center on World Food Governance

Oviedo, Spain – On 1st February 2016, the University of Oviedo in Spain established a Research Center on World Food Governance. The Research Center contributes to gathering and making accessible information pertaining to the physical and economic access to adequate and sufficient food as well as promoting and facilitating access to knowledge and tools on food and nutrition security policy interventions.

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