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Procedures for monitoring the right to food

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    Information for monitoring the right to food
    Right to Food Handbooks 6
    2014
    Right to Food Handbooks 6. This third handbook on monitoring the right to food provides detail on the information needed for monitoring, information gathering methods, information systems and databases for monitoring as well as on dissemination of information. The content of this handbook is based on the FAO’s “Methods to monitor the human right to adequate food” (Volume I and Volume II).Access to timely, relevant and valid information should contribute to enhancing the capacity of duty-bearer s to fulfill their obligations regarding the right to food and should likewise aid rights-holders in defending, claiming and enforcing them.
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    General aspects regarding monitoring the right to food
    Right to Food Handbooks 4
    2014
    Right to Food Handbooks 4. This handbook, introductory to the group of those which are devoted to the process of monitoring the right to food, presents the conceptual basis for monitoring centered and based on a human rights approach. It also provides a description of the methodological and analytical agenda for monitoring. The content of this handbook is based on the FAO’s “Methods to monitor the human right to adequate food” (Volume I and Volume II). It provides a description of the methods for monitoring based on a human rights approach, which entails following up the introduction of human rights principles in the formulation, financing and implementation of relevant policies, programmes, projects and activities as well as their impact on the realization of rights. It is also important to verify that the monitoring process itself has been inspired by and is consistent with the principles of human rights.
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    The right to food within the international framework of human rights and country constitutions
    Right to Food Handbooks 1
    2014
    This first handbook of the group devoted to legislation presents the right to food within the international framework of human rights, especially the ICESCR and other relevant international instruments, as well as the different forms of constitutional recognition at country level. The content of this handbook is based on the FAO's “Guide on Legislating for the Right to Food”. It includes the characterization of this right in the main international human rights instruments, especially its core co ntent and the State obligations. At the country level, it presents the different forms of constitutional recognition: explicit, implied and as a guiding principle of State policy.

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