Publications

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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
   

Tajikistan: Institutional, Policy and Legislative Framework of Food Security of Tajikistan

Report, 2008.
This report provides an overview of the policy, legislative and institutional frameworks for food security in Tajikistan, and makes recommendations as to how such frameworks can be improved.
Available in English and Русский.

REPORTS
Food Security and Nutrition,Food Security Analysis,Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,Assessment,National Legislation
   

Right to Food Newsletter N°2

Newsletter N°2 - February 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. This edition focuses on World Food Day 2007 and human rights throughout the United Nations.
Available in English, Español, Français, العربية

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

Women and the Right to Food

Right to Food Study, 2008.
How much of women's hunger and food insecurity is a matter of health alone and not one of life, survival and development? This is just one of the very important issues addressed in this Right to Food Study.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,International Law,Food Security and Nutrition
   

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 - 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.

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

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 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
   
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