Publications

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The Right to Food and the Responsible Governance of Tenure: A dialogue towards implementation

Right to Food Publication, 2014.
This short study discusses how the right to food framework can guide the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure (VGGT) and analyses the recommendations in the VGGT that are particularly important for strengthening work on the right to food.  It also stresses the importance of multi-stakeholder platforms, participatory processes, and the application of the PANTHER principles. Available only in English.

IMPLEMENTATION MATERIALS
Advocacy,International Law,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

Gender-equitable governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests: a right to food perspective

Information Brief, 2014.
This Information Brief provides a right to food perspective on the gender equitable governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests in view of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT).
Available only in English.

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

Responsible governance of fisheries: a right to food perspective

Information Brief, 2014.
This Information Brief presents a right to food perspective on the governance of fisheries in view of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT).
Available only in English.

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

Responsible governance of forests: a right to food perspective

Information Brief, 2014.
This Information Brief put forth a right to food perspective on the governance of forests in view of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT).
Available only in English.

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

Responsible governance of agricultural investments: a right to food perspective

Information Brief, 2014.
This Information Brief offers a right to food perspective on the governance of agricultural investments by providing concise and practical information on this crucial governance issue in view of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT).
Available only in English.

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

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 (soon available also in Portuguese).

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, 2014.
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 in English, Español, Français (soon available also in Portuguese).

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, 2014.
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 in English, Español, Français (soon available also in Portuguese).

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
   
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