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Right to food in the cities: focus on Mexico legislation

Flyer, 2010.
This “Right to food in the cities” flyer focuses on the legislation of Mexico
and the law on food security and nutrition in Mexico Federal district.

Training and advocacy materials
81112,81113,81107
   

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 and indigenous peoples

Joint Brief, 2009.
This joint brief “Right to Food and Indigenous Peoples” explains the legal foundation of the indigenous peoples’ right to food, the right to food as a collective right including the cultural dimension as well as how the right to food can benefit indigenous peoples.

Training and advocacy materials
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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.

Training and advocacy materials
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Right to Food and bioenergy

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
Traditional bioenergy is the dominant source of energy for about half of the world’s population and it is used mainly for cooking. This in itself makes access to bioenergy a right to food issue. This paper addresses the right to food and bioenergy in regard to the new risks and hopes of bioenergy, the right to food dimensions, and reconciling the right to food and energy security.

Training and advocacy materials
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Right to Food and gender

"Focus on" Series, 2007.
Unequal access to power and resources is central to discrimination against women in the community, market, state and even within their own households. This paper addresses the right to food and gender in regard to Human Rights Law, National Implementation, Health and Education and Property Rights.

Training and advocacy materials
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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.

Training and advocacy materials
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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.

Training and advocacy materials
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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.

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Conduct a Right to Food assessment

"How to" Series, 2007.
This paper “Conduct a Right to Food Assessment” addresses the elements “why”, “who” and “how” of the process of a Right to Food assessment. The core elements of the assessment focus on identifying the food-insecure, understanding the reasons behind this, understanding the legal environment where policy measures must be implemented and understanding the shortcoming of existing policies.

Training and advocacy materials
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