Topic outline

  • General

    A Primer to the Right to Adequate Food

    A Primer to the Right to Adequate Food

    The course introduces the principles and concept of the human right to adequate food and its practical application. It also provides an overview of the historical development of this human right, the human rights based approach to development, recourse mechanisms, the Right to Food Guidelines and describes the rights, obligations and responsibilities of rights-holders and duty-bearers of the right to food.

    Duration:  4.5 hours    Publication Date:  October 2007

    • System Requirements

      For the online version of this course it is necessary to have the Adobe Flash player installed and enabled in your browser. Please be aware that the course is not supported by iOS (iPad or iPhone). 

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        The major learner groups for the course includes: UN Country teams and FAO staff, practitioners, NGOs/CSOs, general Public/Civil Society and academic Institutions.

        • You will learn about

          • Human rights-based approach to development
          • Concept of the right to adequate food
          • Rights and obligations
          • Recourse mechanisms
          • History of the right to adequate food
          • Right to food guidelines
          • Right to food in practice

          • Partners

            German Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection