Publications

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Food Price Volatility and the Right to Food

Right to Food Policy Brief No. 1, 2011.
High food price volatility has a negative impact on food security and this volatility affects vulnerable groups. Putting the Right to Food principles into practice can help to enhance the efficiency and sustainability of the majority of policy tools being implemented to confront and reduce prices volatility.
Available in English, Español.

POLICY BRIEFS
Situation Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

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
   

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
   

Right to Food Assessment Philippines – Executive Summary

Report, 2010. Executive Summary.
This Executive Summary explains the rationale and objectives of the Right to Food Assessment Philippines. In addition to a short overview of the three studies in the assessment, the summary also provides a profile of hunger and an analysis of its underlying causes. Available only in English.

REPORTS
Analysis,Food Security and Nutrition,Food Security Analysis,Policy,Legal Issues,Monitoring,National Legislation
   

Right to Food Assessment Philippines – The Filipinos’ Right to Food (2/3)

Report, 2010. Component 2/3.
This second component of the Right to Food Assessment Philippines covers an assessment that will ascertain whether legal provisions are implemented to guarantee the right to food and to what extent the legal framework of the Philippines influences (positively or negatively) the food insecurity situation of the vulnerable groups. Available only in English.

REPORTS
Policy,Legal Issues,Food Security and Nutrition,Food Security Analysis
   

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
   

Right to Food: Value Added for Food Security Work and Priorities for Action

Flyer, 2009.
This flyer focuses on the right to food guidelines and food security and explains the value added of the right to food. In addition, the flyer also clarifies a framework for action. Available in English.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Policy,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Empowerment,Advocacy
   

The Right to Food Guidelines and Indigenous People:
an Operational Guide

Right to Food Study, 2009.
This Guide aims to assist indigenous peoples and their organizations on how to use the Voluntary Guidelines to promote their own interests in the area of food security.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Monitoring,Targets,Methodologies,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   
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