The Right to Food

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News - 23.03.2021

Call for urgent and at-scale action to avert rising hunger and risk of famine.

News - 22.03.2021

Water is a major input in the provision of food and is also required to meet personal and household needs. Check out this study that examines the right to water for food and agriculture.

News - 18.03.2021

New FAO report finds agricultural losses from natural hazards continue to soar, inflicting economic damage and undermining nutrition.

News - 08.03.2021

Women have more difficulties in accessing productive resources, employment opportunities and social protection, being more exposed to more vulnerabilities and inequalities.

Events - 07.03.2021

This series of events will take place over 2021 at regional, subregional and global level, and aims to supports parliamentarians in addressing and mitigating the impacts of the pandemic, ensuring employment, economic inclusion and the right to food for all.

News - 04.03.2021

The first dialogue in the series brought together parliamentarians from Central America and South America to discuss challenges and opportunities for food security and nutrition policy processes in the context of COVID-19.

News - 03.03.2021

Policies and social protection programmes can play a key role in addressing risks and vulnerabilities that children and their families face.

Events - 02.03.2021

Parliamentarians from around the world will meet virtually during the coming months to exchange ideas and support each other in the recovery from the pandemic.

News - 02.03.2021

Ensuring that every woman, man and child has access to adequate food lies at the core of FAO’s mandate and this is highlighted in the “Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to food in the context of national food security”.

News - 26.02.2021

The agenda of the 46th session of the Human Rights Council has several topics that are closely related to FAO’s mandate and work, including on the right to food, right of children, environment and poverty alleviation.

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