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The Right to Food and the Responsible Governance of Tenure: A dialogue towards implementation

Right to Food Publication, 2014.
This short study discusses how the right to food framework can guide the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure (VGGT) and analyses the recommendations in the VGGT that are particularly important for strengthening work on the right to food.  It also stresses the importance of multi-stakeholder platforms, participatory processes, and the application of the PANTHER principles. Available only in English.

IMPLEMENTATION MATERIALS
Advocacy,International Law,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

The Right to Food in the CARICOM Region – An Assessment Report

Right to Food Study, 2013.
This publication presents coherent and systematic information and analysis about: the current food and nutrition security situation in the CARICOM Region and in CARICOM Member States, and the relevant legal, policy and institutional environments in the Region with respect to the protection and realization of the right to food. The information and analysis are expected to translate into concrete follow-up actions and can serve to monitor over time right to food conditions in the Region. Available in English.

REPORTS
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Capacity Development,Advocacy,Legal Issues,International Law,National Legislation,Monitoring,Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

UGANDA / Integrating Food and Nutrition Security and the Right to Food in Local Government Development Planning and Budgeting

Reference Guide, 2013.
This reference guide is addressed to technical officers at district and sub-county level in Uganda who are involved in preparing Higher and Lower Local Government Development Plans which as mandated must address food and nutrition security as a cross-cutting concern. The guide responds to the capacity needs of the officers who may lack the necessary tools to prepare well-articulated and justified food and nutrition security plans. It also gives direction on how to meaningfully apply human rights, with specific reference to the right to food, principles at sub-national level. Available in English.

IMPLEMENTATION MATERIALS
Food Security Analysis,Empowerment,Institutional Capacity,Policy,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

Guidance Note: Integrating the Right to Adequate Food into food and nutrition security programmes

Right to Food Publication, 2013.
This Guidance Note is a practical tool for practitioners to integrate the right to food into food and nutrition security (FNS) programmes. It explains key concepts related to the right to food and, particularly, examines four main entry points for FSN programmes: responsibilities of stakeholders, legal aspects, monitoring, and claims mechanisms. Specific examples and cases illustrate the main messages.
Available in English, Français, Español.

IMPLEMENTATION MATERIALS
Legal Issues,National Legislation,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms,Monitoring,Analysis,Indicators,Policy,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

Social Protection and the Right to Food

Right to Food Policy Brief No. 3, 2012.
The Issues Brief “Social Protection and the Right to Food” provides guidance to decision makers on applying a human rights-based approach to social protection programmes since they significantly contribute to the progressive realization of the right to food. Available in English, Español.

POLICY BRIEFS
Situation Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

The right to food and global strategic frameworks: The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF) and the UN Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA)

Right to Food Study, 2012.
This study, developed jointly with the Geneva academy of humanitarian law and human rights, aims to provide guidance on how the right to adequate food can best be integrated into the two frameworks ”The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF)” and “the UN Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA)”. Available only in English.

STUDIES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Situation Analysis
   

Land Tenure, Investments and the Right to Food

Right to Food Policy Brief No. 2, 2011.
Investment in agriculture is crucial for increasing productivity levels in developing countries and for creating economic and social benefits that contribute to the eradication of hunger. In addition, security of land tenure is critical for the realization of the right to food. Available in English, Español.

POLICY BRIEFS
Situation Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Food Price Volatility and the Right to Food

Right to Food Policy Brief No. 1, 2011.
High food price volatility has a negative impact on food security and this volatility affects vulnerable groups. Putting the Right to Food principles into practice can help to enhance the efficiency and sustainability of the majority of policy tools being implemented to confront and reduce prices volatility.
Available in English, Español.

POLICY BRIEFS
Situation Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Right to Food – Making it Happen
Progress and Lessons Learned through Implementation

Right to Food Publication, 2011.
This publication brings together the practical experiences and lessons learned during the years 2006 to 2009 with the implementation of the right to food at country level. It looks at how the right to food has been integrated into policy planning, strategy formulation, programme design and legislative processes throughout Latin America, Africa and Asia. Available in English, Français, Español.

STUDIES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Constitutional and Legal Protection of the Right to Food around the World

Right to Food Study, 2011.
This Right to Food Study from 2011 reviews the legal protection of the right to food at national level, through constitutional provisions, national legislation and the direct applicability of international law.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
International Law,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Legal Issues,Obligations,National Legislation
   
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