Publications

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The right to adequate food and indigenous people

Right to Food Study, 2009.
This paper focuses on the analysis of the right to food from an indigenous peoples’ perspective and addresses the main issues of concern to indigenous peoples that crosscut the right to food. Furthermore, it analyses how right to food is relevant to indigenous peoples and how the implementation of the right to food can benefit them.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,Empowerment
   

Right to Food Newsletter N°3

Newsletter N°3 - May/June 2008.
This newsletter aims to give a voice to the hungry and to all those who are involved in assisting their plight. It aims to strengthen governments in their efforts to make the right to food a reality for all. The overarching theme of this issue is capacity building and training. Available in English, Español, Français.

ARCHIVE
Capacity Development,Advocacy,Training,Empowerment,Food Security and Nutrition
   

The Right to Food and Access to Natural Resources

Right to Food Study, 2008.
Through a conceptual analysis based on international treaties and instruments and through two country studies, this study explores the relationship between human rights, particularly the right to adequate food, and access to natural resources with specific focus on land. Available in English, Español, Français.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,Policy,Impact Analysis,Empowerment
   

Right to Food - Lessons learned in Brazil

Paper, 2007.
Despite significant growth in global food production, 854 million people, nearly one-sixth of the world’s population, still suffer from chronic hunger. This publication focuses on the right to food and the lessons learned in Brazil and illustrates the eight steps to realize the right to Food in a Brazilian perspective.
Available in English.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security and Nutrition,Monitoring,Empowerment,Legal Issues,Capacity Development,Educational Tools,Advocacy
   

Right to Food and HIV/AIDS

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
HIV/AIDS makes people more vulnerable to food insecurity; in fact, food insecurity makes them even more susceptible to full-blown AIDS. This paper addresses the right to food and HIV/AIDS in regard to the Human Rights-Based Approach, The Right to Adequate Food and the Right to Food Guidelines.
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security and Nutrition,Obligations,International Law,Empowerment,Policy,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

Right to Food and Indigenous Peoples

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
Indigenous peoples are among the world’s most vulnerable groups and poorest socio-ethnic populations. They make up a significant percentage of the food insecure, often facing chronic hunger and malnutrition. This paper addresses the right to food and indigenous peoples in regard to Human Rights, Land and Natural Resources, Indigenous women and State Obligations.
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,Empowerment,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

Right to Food and Access to Natural Resources

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
Human rights principles and language are being used to support resource access claims as rights-based approaches empower individuals and groups to gain or maintain access to natural resources. This paper addresses the right to food and access to natural resources in regard to Right to Food Guidelines Provisions, Violations and State Obligations. Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,Policy,Impact Analysis,Empowerment,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

The Right to Food - Putting it into Practice

Brief, 2005.
These 8 briefs explain how the Voluntary Guidelines can be used in practice to implement the right to food. The briefs highlight how a right-to-food approach differs from conventional approaches to development and how it can enhance the latter.
Available in English, Español, Français.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Capacity Development,Training,Empowerment,Advocacy,Policy,Coordination
   

Gender and Law - Women's Right in Agriculture

FAO Legislative Study, Number 76, 2002. Revised version, 2007.
This study focuses on the gender dimension of agriculture-related legislation, examining the legal status of women in three key areas. The result is an analysis identifying the main legal and some non-legal factors that affect the existence and exercise of women’s agriculture-related rights.
Available in English, Español, Français.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,Empowerment,International Law,Obligations
   
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