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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
   

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
   

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
   

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
   

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
   

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 within the international framework of human rights and country constitutions

Right to Food Handbooks 1, 2014.
This first handbook of the group devoted to legislation presents the right to food within the international framework of human rights, especially the ICESCR and other relevant international instruments, as well as the different forms of constitutional recognition at country level.
Available in: English | Español | Français | Português

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,Entitlements,International Law,National Legislation,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms,Training,Educational Tools
   
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