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The current status of the right to adequate food in food security and nutrition policy designs

Right to Food Thematic Study 1, 2014.
This Thematic Study reviewed the existing food security and nutrition (FSN) policy documents to determine the extent to which the designs of these policies have right to food underpinnings. This review was guided by several provisions of the Right to Food Guidelines.    
Available in English.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Global Studies,Policies,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Institutional framework for the right to adequate food

Right to Food Thematic Study 2, 2014.
This study shows how an institutional framework can efficiently support the realization of the right to adequate food and through examples, examines important advances on various structural dimensions of an institution that have taken place since the adoption of the Right to Food Guidelines. The study particularly examines executive and legislative bodies, human rights institutions as well as judicial and quasi-judicial bodies, at national, regional and global levels.
Available in English.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Global Studies,Recourse Mechanisms,Analysis,Institutional Capacity,Institutional Policy
   

Legal developments in the progressive realization of the right to adequate food

Right to Food Thematic Study 3, 2014.
This thematic study examines the legal advances of the right to food since the adoption of the Right to Food Guidelines in 2004. The study explores legislative and judicial developments in areas of constitutional law, framework laws and sectoral laws of different countries. Following this overview of the legal foundation, the study examines the justiciability of the right to food.
Available in English.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Global Studies,Legal Issues,International Law,National Legislation,Recourse Mechanisms
   

Natural resources governance and the right to adequate food

Right to Food Thematic Study 4, 2014.
This thematic study reviews international instruments which demonstrate a shift towards a human rights based approach to natural resources in the ten years since the adoption of the Right to Food Guidelines along with national level examples of success and challenges in addressing gender and the concerns of vulnerable groups in sectors such as land, fisheries and forestry.
Available in English.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Global Studies,National Legislation,Policy
   

Social protection and an enabling environment for the right to adequate food

Right to Food Thematic Study 5, 2014.
This thematic study takes a retrospective glance at social protection related developments from 2004 to 2014 considering the recommendations of Guidelines 8, 13, 14 and measures for international cooperation and partnership for promoting the right to adequate food. It presents the trajectory of a human rights-based approach to social protection across policy spaces and food security intervention contexts.
Available in English.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Global Studies,Legal Issues,Entitlements,Policy,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Institutional Policy
   

Nutrition, education and awareness raising for the right to adequate food

Right to Food Thematic Study 6, 2014.
This Thematic Study analyzes Guidelines 10 and 11 on Nutrition, and Education and Awareness Raising respectively. The objective of this Thematic Study is to show, through current global processes and debates and country-level best practices, how nutrition is an integral part of the right to food, and how education and awareness raising are essential vehicles to facilitate its fulfilment.
Available in English.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Global Studies,International Law,Analysis,Indicators,Targets,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition
   

International dimensions of the right to adequate food

Right to Food Thematic Study 7, 2014.
This study takes stock of the progress made and the challenges faced over the last ten years in the international dimensions of the right to adequate food, as they relate to international trade and investment, development and humanitarian cooperation policies, and development loans and debts. It was conducted as part of the ten-year retrospective on the implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines in 2014. 
Available in English.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Global Studies,International Law,Analysis,Coordination
   

The right to adequate food in emergency programmes

Right to Food Study, 2014.
The publication demonstrates the conceptual and practical relevance of the right to adequate food to emergency programming by referring to pertinent normative and operational framework documents. It provides guidance on how to integrate the right to adequate food and related human rights principles in to emergency programmes and projects. Available in English.

STUDIES
Situation Analysis,Empowerment,Entitlements,Obligations,Targets
   

The Right to Food: Past commitment, current obligation, further action for the future – A Ten-Year Retrospective on the Right to Food Guidelines

Right to Food Publication, 2014.
This Publication looks back at the progress made over the past decade in implementing the Right to Food Guidelines through the revision of some lessons learned and good practices, it identifies the main gaps and challenges and it discusses the way forward in implementing the Right to Food Guidelines so as to realize the right to adequate food of all. Available in English, Español, Français.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Assessment,Global Studies,Monitoring,Analysis,Policy,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 only in English.

STUDIES
Assessment,Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,National Legislation
   
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