Publications

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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
   

Right to Food Newsletter N°4

Newsletter N°4 - October/November 2008.
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. The fourth edition of the Right to Food Team Newsletter focuses on ‘strategy and coordination’. Available in English, Español, Français.

ARCHIVE
Advocacy,Monitoring,Assessment,Policy,Coordination
   

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
   
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