Publications

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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.
Available in English.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Food Security and Nutrition,Monitoring,Empowerment,Legal Issues,Capacity Development,Educational Tools,Advocacy
   

Right to Food Newsletter N°1

Newsletter N°1 - October 2007.
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 edition focuses on putting the right to food into practice. Available in English, Español, Français.

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Capacity Development,Advocacy,Food Security and Nutrition,Monitoring,Assessment,Legal Issues,International Law,Situation Analysis
   

Right to Food in Action: Examples of how FAO Member Countries Make it Happen

Brief, 2007.
This brief provides an overview of the types of right to food activities with which FAO is involved in Brazil, Bhutan, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, India, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania/Zanzibar and Uganda.
Available in English, Español, Français.

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Food Security and Nutrition,Legal Issues,Advocacy,Monitoring,Assessment
   

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 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.
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition,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 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.
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,Empowerment,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
   

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.  
Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Global Studies,Impact Analysis,Public Budget Analysis,Situation Analysis,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

Analyze Budgets

"How to" Series, 2007. Revised version, 2012.
This paper “Analyze Budgets” addresses right to food guidelines, identifies the duty bearers and stakeholders and gives a brief explanation of a budget analysis methodology. The paper also provides essential guidance on how to use budget work to identify policies and programmes, analyze government’s revenue and to integrate this analysis into an overall perspective. Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Global Studies,Impact Analysis,Public Budget Analysis,Situation Analysis,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   
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