The Right to Food Guidelines: Information papers and case studies

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Information papers and case studies, 2006.

This publication 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. The information papers cover issues that were controversial during negotiations or complex legal questions for which clarifi cation was requested. The case studies report summarizes the outcome of studies commissioned in five countries to gather information about practical in-country experiences with different policies and programmes that are conducive to realizing the population’s right to adequate food. The full text of the Voluntary Guidelines is also included. Development practitioners in governments development agencies civil society and academia concerned with realizing the right to food should find the publication a valuable aid to decision-making.

Right to Food Guidelines


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