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Spaces for dialogue as a strategy to integrate the right to food in rural municipalities of Latin America – Recommendations for establishment and strengthening

Right to Food Study, 2015.
The document aims to provide tools for actors at municipal level to deepen the construction of practical notions for the obligations to respect, protect and fulfill the right to food locally, and to propose different activities for establishing and/or strengthening spaces for dialogue, exemplified by experiences in different countries of the region. Available in: Español

STUDIES
Advocacy,Empowerment,Coordination,Food Security and Nutrition,Strategy
   

Review of the legislative framework and jurisprudence concerning the right to adequate food in Nepal

Right to Food Assessment, 2014.
The Review of the legislative framework and jurisprudence concerning the right to adequate food in Nepal discusses overarching aspects of Nepalese law and jurisprudence dealing with this human right. It provides a critical assessment of constitutional as well as legislative provisions and offers a thorough analysis of Supreme Court jurisprudence pertaining to the right to food. In addition to judicial remedy, the review also covers non-judicial means of remedy against the violation of food rights. Finally, the review also offers a set of concrete recommendations, touching upon a wide range of aspects of the human right to adequate food. Available in: English | Nepalese

STUDIES
Assessment,Situation Analysis,Legal Issues,National Legislation
   

Current state of social protection legislation in Barbados and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States from a human rights perspective

Right to Food Study, 2015.
The primary goal of this study is to present a comparative analysis, from a human rights perspective, of the current state of legislation and programmes related to social protection in Barbados and member states of the Organisation of Easter Caribbean States (OECS). Available in: English

STUDIES
Assessment,Legal Issues,Entitlements,National Legislation
   

Advances and obstacles in the implementation of the Right to Food Guidelines – The case of El Salvador

Right to Food Assessment, 2014.
This publication brings together the practical experiences and lessons learned during the past 10 years of implementation of the right to food guidelines in El Salvador. It looks at how the right to food has been progressively integrated into policy planning, strategy formulation, programme design and legislative processes throughout the country. Available only in: Español

STUDIES
Assessment,Food Security Analysis,Impact Analysis,Situation Analysis,Advocacy,National Legislation,Institutional Capacity,Food Security and Nutrition
   

The right to adequate food in emergency programmes

Right to Food Study, 2014.
The publication demonstrates the conceptual and practical relevance of the right to adequate food to emergency programming by referring to pertinent normative and operational framework documents. It provides guidance on how to integrate the right to adequate food and related human rights principles in to emergency programmes and projects. Available in: English

STUDIES
Situation Analysis,Empowerment,Entitlements,Obligations,Targets
   

Human Rights in the Design and Implementation of Local Actions of the Special Programme on Food Security in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua – A Comparative Analysis

Right to Food Study, 2014.
The present comparative analysis was undertaken to determine to what extent a human rights focus was reflected in the design and implementation practices of the Special Programme on Food Security of FAO in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, for the purpose of promoting human rights based practices in all food security and nutrition programmes in Central America. Available in English, Español.

STUDIES
Assessment,Impact Analysis,Situation Analysis,Advocacy,Indicators,Institutional Capacity,Institutional Policy
   

The right to food and global strategic frameworks: The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF) and the UN Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA)

Right to Food Study, 2012.
This study, developed jointly with the Geneva academy of humanitarian law and human rights, aims to provide guidance on how the right to adequate food can best be integrated into the two frameworks ”The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF)” and “the UN Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA)”. Available only in English.

STUDIES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Situation Analysis
   

Right to Food – Making it Happen
Progress and Lessons Learned through Implementation

Right to Food Publication, 2011.
This publication brings together the practical experiences and lessons learned during the years 2006 to 2009 with the implementation of the right to food at country level. It looks at how the right to food has been integrated into policy planning, strategy formulation, programme design and legislative processes throughout Latin America, Africa and Asia. Available in English, Français, Español.

STUDIES
Assessment,Capacity Development,Legal Issues,Monitoring,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition
   

Exigibilidade: Mechanisms to claim the human right to adequate food in Brazil

Right to Food Study, 2011.
This study underlines the very important role of the civil society in creating mechanisms to make states accountable for violations of the right to adequate food - the study also serves as an advocacy tool, which provides practical examples on how to implement the right to food at country level.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
Advocacy,Legal Issues,International Law,Recourse Mechanisms,National Legislation
   

Constitutional and Legal Protection of the Right to Food around the World

Right to Food Study, 2011.
This Right to Food Study from 2011 reviews the legal protection of the right to food at national level, through constitutional provisions, national legislation and the direct applicability of international law.
Available only in English.

STUDIES
International Law,Policy,Food Security and Nutrition,Legal Issues,Obligations,National Legislation
   
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