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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 and Portuguese.

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

Guidance Note: Integrating the Right to Adequate Food into food and nutrition security programmes

Right to Food Publication, 2013.
This Guidance Note is a practical tool for practitioners to integrate the right to food into food and nutrition security (FNS) programmes. It explains key concepts related to the right to food and, particularly, examines four main entry points for FSN programmes: responsibilities of stakeholders, legal aspects, monitoring, and claims mechanisms. Specific examples and cases illustrate the main messages.
Available in English, Français, Español.

IMPLEMENTATION MATERIALS
Legal Issues,National Legislation,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms,Monitoring,Analysis,Indicators,Policy,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

Social Protection and the Right to Food

Right to Food Policy Brief No. 3, 2012.
The Issues Brief “Social Protection and the Right to Food” provides guidance to decision makers on applying a human rights-based approach to social protection programmes since they significantly contribute to the progressive realization of the right to food. Available in English, Español.

POLICY BRIEFS
Situation Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

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
   

The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition:
A Right to Food Perspective

Fact Sheet 1, 2012.
In relation to the Global Strategic Framework for Food and Nutrition Security (GSF), this Fact Sheet examines how the right to food can be an integral part of the objective, the process and the outcome of the GSF.
Available in English, Français, Español, Português.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security Analysis,Food Security and Nutrition,Situation Analysis,Advocacy
   

Human Rights - a Strategy for the Fight against Hunger

Fact Sheet 2, 2012.
In relation to the Global Strategic Framework for Food and Nutrition Security (GSF), this Fact Sheet 2 explains how the adoption of a human rights perspective in national strategies can increase their efficiency and tackle the root causes of hunger.
Available in English, Français, Español, Português.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security and Nutrition,Situation Analysis,Monitoring,Empowerment,International Law
   

Land Tenure, Investments and the Right to Food

Right to Food Policy Brief No. 2, 2011.
Investment in agriculture is crucial for increasing productivity levels in developing countries and for creating economic and social benefits that contribute to the eradication of hunger. In addition, security of land tenure is critical for the realization of the right to food. Available in English, Español.

POLICY BRIEFS
Situation Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

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
   

Exigibilidade: Mechanisms to claim the human right to adequate food in Brazil

Right to Food Study, 2011.
This study underlines the very important role of the civil society in creating mechanisms to make states accountable for violations of the right to adequate food - the study also serves as an advocacy tool, which provides practical examples on how to implement the right to food at country level.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Advocacy,Legal Issues,International Law,Recourse Mechanisms,National Legislation
   
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