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Advocacy on the right to food based on the analysis of government budgets

Right to Food Handbooks 8, 2014.
This handbook provides information on some of the aspects in which the public budget plays an important role for the realization of the right to food. It also addresses the implementation of advocacy actions based on an analysis of government budgets. 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
   

The Right to Food in the CARICOM Region – An Assessment Report

Right to Food Assessment, 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
   

Right to Food and Food and Nutrition Security in the CPLP Countries – Assessment Report

Right to Food Assessment, 2011.
This publication presents the results of an assessment of the right to food in the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP). Its main objective consists in assessing the policy, legal, and institutional framework related to the FNS and the right to food in CPLP countries as a way to feed into the Regional Strategy for Food and Nutrition Security. Available in: English | Português

REPORTS
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Impact Analysis,Situation Analysis,Analysis,Indicators,Institutional Capacity,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

The right to food and global strategic frameworks: The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF) and the UN Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA)

Right to Food Study, 2012.
This study, developed jointly with the Geneva academy of humanitarian law and human rights, aims to provide guidance on how the right to adequate food can best be integrated into the two frameworks ”The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF)” and “the UN Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA)”. Available only in English.

STUDIES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Situation Analysis
   

Right to Food – Making it Happen
Progress and Lessons Learned through Implementation

Right to Food Publication, 2011.
This publication brings together the practical experiences and lessons learned during the years 2006 to 2009 with the implementation of the right to food at country level. It looks at how the right to food has been integrated into policy planning, strategy formulation, programme design and legislative processes throughout Latin America, Africa and Asia. Available in English, Français, Español.

STUDIES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Fighting Hunger: The Right to Food Way
Right to Food Assessment in Bhutan: Looking at policies, legal framework and institutions

Paper, 2010.
This report provides background information about Bhutan and a summary of the essential elements of the right to food concept followed by an analysis of the household level food security status and its driving factors. Furthermore, an analysis of the policy, institutional and legal framework relevant to food security governance and accountability mechanisms at national and sub-national levels and future recommendations are provided. Available only in English.

REPORTS
Food Security and Nutrition,Food Security Analysis,Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,Assessment,National Legislation
   

Right to Food Assessment Checklist

Assessment tool, 2010. 
It is important that states conduct comprehensive assessments to identify the percentage of food insecure in the country, where they are and why they are deprived of their right to food. Such assessments will help countries to obtain the necessary information to design longer term right to food strategies. The Right to Food Team and a group of experts came together to discuss experiences made so far in right to food assessments. Available only in English.

IMPLEMENTATION MATERIALS
Assessment,Policy,Empowerment,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

Toolkit for Assessing the Right to Food at District Level in Uganda

Assessment tool, 2010. 
This toolkit is intended for use by the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) to assess aspect of the right to food and guide the assessment of the realization of the right to food at the district levels in Uganda. The toolkit also comes with “A Guide on Conducting a Right to Food Assessment at District Level in Uganda”, which provides more explanations useful for the application of the toolkit. Available only in English.

IMPLEMENTATION MATERIALS
Assessment,Policy,Empowerment,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

Budget Work to Advance the Right to Food

Right to Food Methodological Toolbox / Book 5, 2009. 
This Guide provides a 10-steps guidance for the process of building a right to food case, analysing government budget and presenting a claim. It also examines three case studies in order to understand if a national budget is geared up to the use of the maximum resources for the realization of the right to food.
Available in: English | Español

METHODOLOGICAL TOOLBOX
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Global Studies,Impact Analysis,Public Budget Analysis,Situation Analysis
   

Guide to Conducting a Right to Food Assessment

Right to Food Methodological Toolbox / Book 3, 2009. 
This Guide provides methodological and operational assistance for governments, civil society and other stakeholders for the assessment of the right to food situation at national level. In addition, the Guide also offers methods for the assessment of the legal, policy and institutional environment. Available in: English | Español

METHODOLOGICAL TOOLBOX
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Global Studies,Impact Analysis,Public Budget Analysis,Situation Analysis
   
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