Searching with a thematic focus on Right to food, Food security

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    Purchasing and protesting: Power from below in the global food crisis

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2019
    The IPES-Food framework calls for closer attention to power relations across the levels of the global food system, and to feedbacks and cycles throughout the system.
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    Capacity building material for the realization of farmers rights in Malawi: farmers' rights related to plant genetic resources for food and agriculture in Malawi

    Development Fund, Norway, 2015
    The capacity building material on Farmers’ Rights is framed within the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
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    Right to Food and Nutrition Watch

    The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch is a consortium whose work solely focuses on publishing an annual publication. Members include FIAN, WABA and Dan Church Aid.
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    Ten Years of the Right to Food Guidelines: Gains, Concerns and Struggles

    Right to Food and Nutrition Watch, 2014
    This report argues that food security and human rights remain deeply threatened by concentration of land ownership, corporate domination of food systems and policy incoherence. It discusses key policy processes and highlights the increasing influence of companies in international food and nutrition governance as a growing challenge in the global struggle for the right to adequate food.
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    Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2011
    The food price crisis of the last decade provided an impetus to the discussions on sustainable development of agriculture. What has since emerged is the belief that agricultural policies need to be revamped to meet the growing demands for food and fibre in most countries.
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    Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)

    The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children.
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    Preliminary study of the Human Rights Council Advisory Committee on discrimination in the context of the right to food

    UN Human Rights Council, 2010
    This study on discrimination in the context of the right to food was produced for the fourth session of the Advisory Committee of the UN Human Rights Council held in February 2010.
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    Technologies for climate change adaptation: agriculture sector

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2011
    The agriculture sector faces the challenge of providing adequate food to a growing world population. There is limited scope to expand arable land, and unpredictable weather, floods, and other disastrous events make food production even more challenging. This guidebook provides information on 22 technologies and options for adapting to climate change in the agriculture sector.
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    The future of food and farming: challenges and choices for global sustainability

    Foresight UK, 2011
    The global food system will experience an unprecedented combination of pressures over the next 40 years. Global population size will increase and competition for land, water and energy will intensify, while the effects of climate change will become increasingly apparent. Over this period, globalisation will continue, exposing the food system to novel economic and political pressures.
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    Understanding famine in Ethiopia: poverty, politics and human rights

    Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo, Norway, 2008
    This paper explores the extent to which human rights, democracy, and political contracts can be useful to provide the major explanations of – and prevention approaches to – famine in Ethiopia. The paper states that famine cannot be explained exclusively in terms of resource shortage, pointing that politics is no less important.