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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
   

Legislate for the Right to Food

"How to" Series, 2007.
Legislative measures for the implementation of the human right to adequate food are highlighted both in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, and in the Right to Food Guidelines. The three distinct legislative areas to consider, constitutional provisions, framework law and sectoral legislation, are briefly explained in this paper. Available in English, Español, Français.

TRAINING AND ADVOCACY MATERIALS
Legal Issues,Entitlements,International Law,National Legislation,Obligations,Recourse Mechanisms,Advocacy,Educational Tools
   

What is the Right to Food?

Brief, 2007.
This document is a part of the Right to Food Essential Package. The Right to Food Essential Package provides you with all the documents you will need in order to understand what the right to food is, information about policies and law, examples of best practices and the right to food in action.
Available in English, Español, Français.

ESSENTIAL PACKAGE
Food Security and Nutrition,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Advocacy,Training
   

Questions and Answers

Flyer, 2007.
This document is a part of the Right to Food Essential Package. The Right to Food Essential Package provides you with all the documents you will need in order to understand what the right to food is, information about policies and law, examples of best practices and the right to food in action. This flyer briefly explains what the right to food in form of questions and answers. Available in English, Español, Français.

ESSENTIAL PACKAGE
Food Security and Nutrition,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Advocacy,Training
   

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 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 adequate food in emergencies

FAO Legislative Study, Number 77, 2003.
The purpose of this study is to clarify the meaning of the right to adequate food with specific regard to emergency situations including both natural and man-made disasters. The study identifies and analyses the applicable principles rules and standards of international law related to the right to food in emergency situations.
Available in English and Español.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,Obligations,International Law
   

Gender and Law - Women's Right in Agriculture

FAO Legislative Study, Number 76, 2002. Revised version, 2007.
This study focuses on the gender dimension of agriculture-related legislation, examining the legal status of women in three key areas. The result is an analysis identifying the main legal and some non-legal factors that affect the existence and exercise of women’s agriculture-related rights.
Available in English, Español, Français.

STUDIES
Legal Issues,Empowerment,International Law,Obligations
   
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