The Right to Food

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News - 16.06.2020

New joint report proposes ten measures to prevent the current health crisis from becoming a food crisis.

News - 16.06.2020

With the support of Finland, a national-scale forest inventory will be implemented in Myanmar, including in areas with security and conflict issues.

News - 12.06.2020

Child labour makes children particularly vulnerable in realizing their right to food. Governments should ensure that every child has access to adequate food at all times.

News - 09.06.2020

COVID-19's impacts are limiting people's ability to access food,  increasingly restricting the cash liquidity of farmers, and handicapping farmers' ability to produce and market food -which in the longer term could seriously degrade their livelihoods.

News - 01.06.2020

This tool, which houses data from more than 2030 countries and territories, is designed to help decision makers understand their food systems, identify their levers of change, and decide which ones to pull.

Experts' corner - 25.05.2020

Carla Mucavi, Director of FAO Liaison Office in New York, highlights the importance of the right to adequate food, with regard to FAO priorities like SIDS, innovation or Hand-in-Hand initiative.

News - 19.05.2020

Opinion article by Juan Carlos García y Cebolla, Right to Food Team Leader, published in El Pais (in Spanish)

News - 15.05.2020

COVID-19 is creating significant food security and nutrition challenges that cities worldwide need to respond to and that go beyond the health emergency. FAO recently set up a survey targeting municipalities worldwide and that received responses from over 800 cities in 76 countries.

News - 21.04.2020

135 million people across 55 countries experience acute food insecurity and 75 million children were stunted. Defeating hunger is crucial to achieve sustainability. 

News - 17.04.2020

The Group of Friends of Food Security and Nutrition in New York discussed the possible impacts of COVID-19 on food security, availability and supply, which was attended by more than 270 participants, including many Permanent Representatives.

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