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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 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
   

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
   

The Right to Food in the context of HIV/AIDS

Right to Food Study, 2009.
This Right to Food Study aims to clarify the relevance of the right to food in combating HIV/AIDS and demonstrates that there are good reasons for
supporting the integration of the right to food into prevention and treatment programmes to make them truly effective. Available only in English.

STUDIES
Food Security and Nutrition,Obligations,International Law,Empowerment,Policy
   

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
   

Fisheries and the right to food

Right to Food Study, 2009.
This study provides an introduction to the right to food and human rights principles in international law, explores the relationship between international fisheries instruments and the right to food and seeks to identify components that are considered important for the implementation of the right to food in
fisheries legislation. Available only in English.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Women and the Right to Food

Right to Food Study, 2008.
How much of women's hunger and food insecurity is a matter of health alone and not one of life, survival and development? This is just one of the very important issues addressed in this Right to Food Study.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition
   

The Right to Food and the Impact of Liquid Biofuels (Agrofuels)

Right to Food Study, 2008.
This Right to Food study examines the impact of biofuel production on the
enjoyment of the human right to adequate food and the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Policy,Economics,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

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
   

The right to adequate food in emergencies

FAO Legislative Study, Number 77, 2003.
The purpose of this study is to clarify the meaning of the right to adequate food with specific regard to emergency situations including both natural and man-made disasters. The study identifies and analyses the applicable principles rules and standards of international law related to the right to food in emergency situations.
Available in English and Español.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,Obligations,International Law
   
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