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The right to food within the international framework of human rights and country constitutions

Right to Food Handbooks 1, 2013.
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 only in Spanish (soon available in English, Français and Português).

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

Development of specific right to food legislation

Right to Food Handbooks 2, 2013.
The purpose of this handbook is to provide practical information and guidelines for national legislators and individual parties or groups interested in order to improve the process of developing a framework law for the right to food.
Available only in Spanish (soon available in English, Français and Português).

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

Review of the compatibility of sectoral laws with the right to food

Right to Food Handbooks 3, 2013.
This handbook presents the process to be followed for the revision of sectoral legislation, since it may affect various aspects of the right to food. The purpose of this revision is to ensure that the legal framework of the country is favourable for the progressive realization of the right to food.
Available only in Spanish (soon available in English, Français and Português).

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

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
   

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
   

Exigibilidade: Mechanisms to claim the human right to adequate food in Brazil

Right to Food Study, 2011.
This study underlines the very important role of the civil society in creating mechanisms to make states accountable for violations of the right to adequate food - the study also serves as an advocacy tool, which provides practical examples on how to implement the right to food at country level.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Advocacy,Legal Issues,International Law,Recourse Mechanisms,National Legislation
   

Constitutional and Legal Protection of the Right to Food around the World

Right to Food Study, 2011.
This Right to Food Study from 2011 reviews the legal protection of the right to food at national level, through constitutional provisions, national legislation and the direct applicability of international law.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
International Law,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Legal Issues,Obligations,National Legislation
   

A Responsible Governance of Land Tenure:
an essential means for realizing the right to food

Right to Food Study, 2010.
This Right to Food Study illustrates the legal significance of the Right to Food at national level and provides a series of concrete examples of the implementation of human right principles, the Right to Food, and State obligations regarding land tenure systems, food policies and institutional frameworks.
Available in English and Español.

STUDIES
International Law,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Legal Issues,Obligations
   

The Right to Adequate Food

Joint FAO-OHCHR Fact Sheet No. 34, 2010.
This Fact Sheet explains what the right to adequate food is, illustrates its implications for specific individuals and groups, and elaborates upon State parties’ obligations with respect to this human right. The Fact Sheet also provides an overview of national, regional and international accountability and monitoring mechanisms.
Available in English, Français, Español, 中文, العربية

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Training,Advocacy,Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition
   

The Right to Food and Access to Justice

Right to Food Study, 2009.
This Right to Food Study outlines a range of concrete examples to demonstrate that access to justice is possible and useful to protect the victims of violations of the right to food. The study also lays out the legal systems in which the access to justice is possible, and address the remaining gaps in other legal systems.
Available in English, Français, Español, Português.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms
   
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