Publications

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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 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.
Available only in English.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,Monitoring,Food Security and Nutrition
   

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
   

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
   

Right to Food FORUM Newsletter N°5

Newsletter N°5 - February 2009.
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. This Special Edition of the Right to Food Team Newsletter focuses on the outcomes of the Right to Food Forum, which proved to be a starting point for a progressive movement aiming at strengthening the implementation of the Right to Food. Available in English, Español, Français.

ARCHIVE
Capacity Development,Advocacy,Food Security and Nutrition,Monitoring,Assessment,Legal Issues
   

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 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. Available only in English.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,International Law,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Advocacy,Training
   

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
   
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