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Right to Food (FAO Policy and Governance channel)

Enough food is produced to feed everyone, but almost 800 million people currently suffer from chronic hunger. The right to adequate food is a human right. It is also a legal obligation under international law. Juan Carlos García y Cebolla, Right to Food Team Leader of the FAO Social Policies and Rural Institutions Division, together with Serena Pepino, Project Officer explain the importance of a human rights-based approach (HRBA) to food security and nutrition in tackling the root causes of hunger and malnutrition.

   

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.

STUDIES
81085,81097,81107,81108,81109
   

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
81112,81097
   

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
   

Test by Stefano

The objective of the Voluntary Guidelines is to provide practical guidance to States in their implementation of the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
81085,81088,81090,81091
   

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
   

The Right to Adequate Food and the Right to Decent Work: Joint work in rural areas

Brief, 2016.
Developed jointly by the Right to Food Team and the Decent Rural Employment Team, this brief argues that consolidating the synergies between the two rights through a human rights-based approach can enhance the impact of food security, rural development and poverty reduction interventions to better and more efficiently contribute to FAO’s mandate. Available in: English

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Global Studies,Advocacy,International Law,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition
   

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
   
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