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The Human Right to Adequate Food in the Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition – A Global Consensus

Right to Food Publication, 2013.
This publication documents the most important elements from the Global Strategic Framework that support and illustrate the systematic mainstreaming of the right to adequate food in this consensually adopted global framework. It also offers important suggestions to stakeholders on how to translate this global consensus into practice at the national level. Available in English, Español, Français, Português.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Global Studies,Advocacy,Food Security and Nutrition,Institutional policy
   

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
   

Right to Food and Food and Nutrition Security in the CPLP Countries – Assessment Report

Right to Food Assessment, 2011.
This publication presents the results of an assessment of the right to food in the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP). Its main objective consists in assessing the policy, legal, and institutional framework related to the FNS and the right to food in CPLP countries as a way to feed into the Regional Strategy for Food and Nutrition Security. Available in English and Portuguese.

REPORTS
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Impact Analysis,Situation Analysis,Analysis,Indicators,Institutional Capacity,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
   

The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition:
A Right to Food Perspective

Fact Sheet 1, 2012.
In relation to the Global Strategic Framework for Food and Nutrition Security (GSF), this Fact Sheet examines how the right to food can be an integral part of the objective, the process and the outcome of the GSF.
Available in English, Français, Español, Português.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security Analysis,Food Security and Nutrition,Situation Analysis,Advocacy
   

Human Rights - a Strategy for the Fight against Hunger

Fact Sheet 2, 2012.
In relation to the Global Strategic Framework for Food and Nutrition Security (GSF), this Fact Sheet 2 explains how the adoption of a human rights perspective in national strategies can increase their efficiency and tackle the root causes of hunger.
Available in English, Français, Español, Português.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security and Nutrition,Situation Analysis,Monitoring,Empowerment,International Law
   

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
   
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