The Right to Food

Databases and Tools

The Right to Food Timeline highlights global, regional and national milestones that contributed to the realization of the right to adequate food. While the 2004 adoption of the Right to Food Guidelines provides a reference point, the story of the right to adequate food goes well beyond this important event.

Keywords: Capacity development - Advocacy - Legal issues - International law - National legislation

This database provides a platform where what is constitutionally committed to on the right to adequate food at the national level can be found. For each FAO Member Nation, you will find quotes of relevant articles on the right to adequate food as well as the ratification status of some key international instruments. The search can either be performed by Member Nation or by constitutional recognition.

Keywords: Legal issues - National legislation

The Legislative Database on the Right to Food covers national legislation referred to and analysed in the Guide on Legislating for the Right to Food. It includes all constitutions, laws and subsidiary legislation which have been referred to in the Guide.

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Keywords: Legal issues - Entitlements - National legislation

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