Publications

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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
   

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. Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Policy,Economics,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

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.
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security and Nutrition,Obligations,International Law,Empowerment,Policy,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

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. Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,Policy,Impact Analysis,Empowerment,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of the national food security

Right to Food Guidelines
Adopted by the 127th Session of the FAO Council, November 2004.
The objective of the Voluntary Guidelines is to provide practical guidance to States in their implementation of the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security.
Available in English, Español, Français, العربية, 中文, Русский and Nepalese.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy
   

The Right to Food Guidelines: Information papers and case studies

Information papers and case studies, 2006.
This publication is a valuable aid to decision-making for all concerned with the realization of the right to food. It presents seven information papers and a case studies report that were prepared during the negotiation process preceding the adoption of the Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security.
Available in English, Español, Français.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Monitoring,Situation Analysis,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

The Voluntary Guidelines in brief

Guidelines in brief, 2006.
The Voluntary Guidelines in Brief presents the most essential elements of the Voluntary Guidelines in focusing on the right to food, why the right to food should be implemented and how the right to food adds to food security.
Available in English, Español, Français.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

Voluntary Guidelines, the Human Right to Food

Flyer, 2005.
This flyer provides a brief overview of what the right to food is, why the right to food should be implemented, how the right to food adds to food security and explains what the “Voluntary Guidelines on The Right to Food” are.
Available in English, Español, Français.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy
   

The Right to Food - Putting it into Practice

Brief, 2005.
These 8 briefs explain how the Voluntary Guidelines can be used in practice to implement the right to food. The briefs highlight how a right-to-food approach differs from conventional approaches to development and how it can enhance the latter.
Available in English, Español, Français.

RIGHT TO FOOD GUIDELINES
Capacity Development,Training,Empowerment,Advocacy,Policy,Coordination
   
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