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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
   

Spaces for dialogue as a strategy to integrate the right to food in rural municipalities of Latin America – Recommendations for establishment and strengthening

Right to Food Study, 2015.
The document aims to provide tools for actors at municipal level to deepen the construction of practical notions for the obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to food locally, and to propose different activities for establishing and/or strengthening spaces for dialogue, exemplified by experiences in different countries of the region. Available in: Español

STUDIES
Advocacy,Empowerment,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

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
   

Report of the sub-regional workshop on strengthening the legal frameworks for social protection in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and Barbados

Workshop report, 2015.
This report presents the key achievements and the issues discussed during the sub-regional workshop on strengthening the legal frameworks for social protection in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and Barbados, co-hosted by OECS Commission and FAO (4-5 June 2014 – Saint Lucia).
Available in: English

REPORTS
Assessment,Legal Issues,Entitlements,National Legislation
   

Advances and obstacles in the implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines – The case of El Salvador

Right to Food Assessment, 2014.
This publication brings together the practical experiences and lessons learned during the past 10 years of implementation of the right to food guidelines in El Salvador. It looks at how the right to food has been progressively integrated into policy planning, strategy formulation, programme design and legislative processes throughout the country. Available only in: Español

STUDIES
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Impact Analysis,Situation Analysis,Advocacy,National Legislation,Institutional Capacity,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Integrating the Right to Adequate Food in National Food and Nutrition Security Policies and Programmes – Practical Approaches to Policy and Programme Analysis

Right to Food Methodological Toolbox - Book 6, 2014. 
This volume outlines simple and practical ways to analyse the design and implementation of food and nutrition security (FNS) policies and programmes from a right to food perspective. The primary focus is on national overarching FNS policies as well as national FNS programmes that serve as instruments to implement policies. This reference guide complements other volumes included in the Right to Food Methodological Toolbox. Available in: English

METHODOLOGICAL TOOLBOX
Food Security Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

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

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

Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of the national food security

Right to Food Guidelines
Adopted by the 127th Session of the FAO Council, November 2004.
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.
Available in:
English | Español | Français | العربية | 中文 | Русский | Nepalese | Português

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy
   
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