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March 31, 2015Knowledge Portal
City regions as landscapes for people, food and nature

This publication (PDF) by The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative is focused on how agriculture provides important and reciprocal benefits to the sustainable development of both rural and urban communities. The paper provides short examples of cities, initiatives and projects from around the world with key lessons learned and good practices. »

March 31, 2015Knowledge Portal
Right to food and nutrition watch 2014: Ten years of the right to food guidelines: gains, concerns and struggles

The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch (RTFN) is an annual publication by ICCO Cooperation, FIAN International and Brot für die Welt and other partners. This 2014 report (PDF) analyses successes and shortfalls of ten-year anniversary of the FAO Council Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the »

March 31, 2015Knowledge Portal
The transformative potential of the right to food

In this final report (PDF) by the former Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, main conclusions are presented on eradication of hunger and malnutrition from his country visits in thirteen countries: Benin, Cameroon, Madagascar and Malawi (low-income countries); Brazil, China, Guatemala, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, South Africa and the Syrian Arab Republic »

March 14, 2015Knowledge Portal
The Right to Food: Past commitment, current obligation, further action for the future

This ten year retrospective on the right to food guidelines analyzes some of the main issues experienced while implementing the Right to Food Guidelines over the past decade and looks to possible avenues for making use of the Right to Food Guidelines to achieve the right to adequate food of all in the years to come. The report looks back and tries to understand what has worked and why, where the bottlenecks lie, and how governments and their partners can be most effective in the fight against hunger and malnutrition. »