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Report of the South Asian Dialogue on the Right to Food

Workshop report, 2016.
This report includes all debates and list of commitments which took place during the South Asian Dialogue on the Right to Food, held in Dhaka on the 23-25 November 2015. The event was jointly organized by Oxfam and FAO with the objective to promote an emerging right to food community of practice for improved food security in South Asia. It called for the participation of members from government, civil society organizations, academia and think tanks from India, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Available in: English

Advocacy,National Legislation,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Institutional Policy

Assessment on the Right to Food in the ECOWAS region

Right to Food Assessment, 2014.
This publication describes the development of the Right to Food in the West-African region. It brings together the analysis of the food and nutrition situation (focusing on the main barriers to eradicating hunger), the legal framework, the relevant policies and programmes (focusing on principles inherent to the right to food), and a brief description of the most relevant institutions. Available in: English | Français

Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Entitlements,Obligations,Food Security and Nutrition,Institutional Policy,Strategy

Institutional framework for the right to adequate food

Right to Food Thematic Study 2, 2014.
This study shows how an institutional framework can efficiently support the realization of the right to adequate food and through examples, examines important advances on various structural dimensions of an institution that have taken place since the adoption of the Right to Food Guidelines. The study particularly examines executive and legislative bodies, human rights institutions as well as judicial and quasi-judicial bodies, at national, regional and global levels. Available in: English

Right to Food Guidelines
Global Studies,Recourse Mechanisms,Analysis,Institutional Capacity,Institutional Policy

Social protection and an enabling environment for the right to adequate food

Right to Food Thematic Study 5, 2014.
This thematic study takes a retrospective glance at social protection related developments from 2004 to 2014 considering the recommendations of Guidelines 8, 13, 14 and measures for international cooperation and partnership for promoting the right to adequate food. It presents the trajectory of a human rights-based approach to social protection across policy spaces and food security intervention contexts.
Available in: English

Right to Food Guidelines
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Global Studies,Legal Issues,Entitlements,Policy,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Institutional Policy

Human Rights in the Design and Implementation of Local Actions of the Special Programme on Food Security in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua : A Comparative Analysis

Right to Food Study, 2014.
The present comparative analysis was undertaken to determine to what extent a human rights focus was reflected in the design and implementation practices of the Special Programme on Food Security of FAO in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, for the purpose of promoting human rights based practices in all food security and nutrition programmes in Central America. Available in English, Español.

Assessment,Impact Analysis,Situation Analysis,Advocacy,Indicators,Institutional Capacity,Institutional Policy

The Right to Food in Practice, implementation at the national level

Paper, 2006.
This Right to Food paper gives practical guidance as to how to implement the right to food at national level with examples of best practice from various countries.
In addition, it also clarifies how the human-rights-based approach to food security offers new ways of identifying, analysing and solving the problems that underlie hunger and poverty. Available in: English | Español | Français | العربية | 中文 

Training and advocacy materials
Capacity Development,Advocacy,Institutional Policy


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