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The importance of gender in policy processes related to the right to food: The cases of Senegal and Togo

Right to Food Study, 2016.
The purpose of the study is to identify potential entry-points for the development of activities on the right to adequate food in both countries. It analyses the importance of gender issues in key dimensions of national policy and legislative processes currently ongoing considered as viable opportunities to initiate or strengthen the implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines at country level.
Available in: Français

STUDIES
Food Security Analysis,National Legislation,Food Security and Nutrition,Institutional Policy,Strategy
   

Analysis of legal frameworks on school feeding: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua

Right to Food Study, 2016.
Various countries in the region are currently reviewing their national legislation to develop legal frameworks on school feeding. This study, undertook upon request coming from CA-4 countries and several regional instances, brings an analysis and an overview of the existing legislation that regulates school feeding in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. It also aims at presenting a methodology for the assessment of legal frameworks on that topic.
Available in: Español

STUDIES
Legal Issues,National Legislation
   

Legal frameworks on school feeding: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua

Brief, 2016.
Various countries in the region are currently reviewing their national legislation to develop legal frameworks on school feeding. This document brings a summary of the key findings and recommendations contained in the study Analysis of the legal frameworks on school food and nutrition in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
Available in: Español

POLICY BRIEFS
Legal Issues,National Legislation
   

The impact of gender policy processes on the right to food: The case of Cambodia

Right to Food Study, 2016.
The study aims at identifying potential entry-points for the development of activities on the human right to adequate food in Cambodia. To this end, the analysis focuses on gender policy processes currently ongoing in the country, considered as a viable opportunity to initiate or strengthen the implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines at country level. Available in: English

STUDIES
Food Security Analysis,National Legislation,Food Security and Nutrition,Institutional Policy,Strategy
   

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

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

Analysis of the food security and nutrition legislation in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua

Legal Study, 2015.
This publication brings together a comparative analysis of the legislation on food and nutrition security in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, also including a regional perspective of the instruments adopted by parliamentary bodies in Latin America. Available in: Español

STUDIES
Legal Issues,National Legislation,Food Security and Nutrition
   

State food provisioning as social protection – Debating India’s national food security law

Right to Food Study, 2015.
This publication provides an overview on the main issues debated during the development and passage of the India’s National Food Security Act (2013), which legally binds national and state governments to extend far-reaching social protection to the country’s population. Available in: English | Español | Français

STUDIES
Empowerment,Legal Issues,Entitlements,National Legislation,Obligations,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Ten debates on right to food and social protection – Learning from India's experience

Briefs for debates on the right to food, 2015.
This set of briefs presents the major debates emerged during the development and adoption of the India’s National Food Security Act (2013), which legally binds national and state governments to extend far-reaching social protection to the country’s population. Available in: English | Español | Français

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Capacity Development,Advocacy,Training,Legal Issues,Entitlements,National Legislation,Obligations,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Review of the legislative framework and jurisprudence concerning the right to adequate food in Nepal

Right to Food Assessment, 2014.
The Review of the legislative framework and jurisprudence concerning the right to adequate food in Nepal discusses overarching aspects of Nepalese law and jurisprudence dealing with this human right. It provides a critical assessment of constitutional as well as legislative provisions and offers a thorough analysis of Supreme Court jurisprudence pertaining to the right to food. In addition to judicial remedy, the review also covers non-judicial means of remedy against the violation of food rights. Finally, the review also offers a set of concrete recommendations, touching upon a wide range of aspects of the human right to adequate food. Available in: English | Nepalese

STUDIES
Assessment,Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,National Legislation
   

Current state of social protection legislation in Barbados and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States from a human rights perspective

Right to Food Study, 2015.
The primary goal of this study is to present a comparative analysis, from a human rights perspective, of the current state of legislation and programmes related to social protection in Barbados and member states of the Organisation of Easter Caribbean States (OECS). Available in: English

STUDIES
Assessment,Legal Issues,Entitlements,National Legislation
   
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