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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
   

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 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.

ARCHIVE
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
   

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
   

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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