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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
   

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
   

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
   

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
   

Human Rights in the Design and Implementation of Local Actions of the Special Programme on Food Security in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua – A Comparative Analysis

Right to Food Study, 2014.
The present comparative analysis was undertaken to determine to what extent a human rights focus was reflected in the design and implementation practices of the Special Programme on Food Security of FAO in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, for the purpose of promoting human rights based practices in all food security and nutrition programmes in Central America. Available in English, Español.

STUDIES
Assessment,Impact Analysis,Situation Analysis,Advocacy,Indicators,Institutional Capacity,Institutional Policy
   

Assessment of the right to food

Right to Food Handbooks 7, 2014.
This handbook provides practical information and tools for conducting a right to food assessment as a first step in a strategy to ensure this right and to take the appropriate measures accordingly with the obligation of progressive realization of this right. Available in: English | Español | Français | Português

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Global Studies,Impact Analysis,Public Budget Analysis,Situation Analysis,Training,Educational Tools
   
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