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Drawing of activists from la Via Campesina, holding up their flag
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Rethinking the right to food: how the Food Sovereignty Movement (Via Campesina) challenges the human rights system

Valeria Faraoni is a recent graduate from the master’s degree in Human Rights and Multilevel Governance. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed in October 2022 ...

Last update 28 Oct 2023
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Report: The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World in 2023

FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO have recently published a report sharing the information on the global advancement of the SDGs target 2.1, ending hunger, and 2.2, ending all forms of ...

Last update 11 Sep 2023
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2023 Global Report on Food Crises: latest figures on world hunger

The Food Security Information Network released the seventh edition of the annual Global Report on Food Crises, with the main affirmation that achieving the Sustainable Development Goal n°2 (zero ...

Last update 26 Jun 2023
UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021
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UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021

The latest State of Food Security and Nutrition report shows that the number of people affected by hunger globally rose to as many as 828 million in 2021, an increase of about 46 million since 2020 ...

Last update 20 Jul 2022
Economies severely exposed to at least one dimension of the shock: 107 economies with a maximum exposure score in at least one of the Food, Energy and Finance dimensions.
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UN brief on the Global Impact of war in Ukraine on food, energy, and finance systems

The Global Crisis Response Group (GCRG) issued a brief entitled Global Impact of war in Ukraine on food, energy, and finance systems. According to the new findings of the GCRG, the war in Ukraine is ...

Last update 31 May 2022
Fresh local market in Venice, Italy.
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Policy Solutions to Realise the Right to Food of Children in Colombia: An Integrative Approach

Carolina Mejía Toro holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master ...

Last update 1 Jun 2022
2022 Global Report on Food Crises
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2022 Global Report on Food Crises

Global Network Against Food Crises, an international alliance, working to address the root causes of extreme hunger, published its 2022 Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC 2022). The sixth edition of ...

Last update 11 May 2022
There is a real threat of famine in Somalia and South Sudan
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UN: Humanitarians urge action to avert famine in Somalia and South Sudan

The threat of famine is very real in Somalia and South Sudan and urgent action is needed now to avoid a catastrophe, UN humanitarians warned on Tuesday. Following the latest food security ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
The picture is the banner designed by FAO and UNEP to promote the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, celebrated on the 29th of September. The year 2021 marks the second celebration.
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29 September 2021: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. Registration open!

On 29 September 2021, the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste will be observed for the second time. Reducing food loss and waste is essential to achieve multiple goals, such as ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
UNICEF Sud Sudan
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Children in Sudan need more humanitarian assistance than ever before

UNICEF warned that a record of 4.5 million children in South Sudan are in desperate need of humanitarian support. Hopes that independence would bring a new dawn for the country’s children have ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
One of the hand washing facilities installed by UN-Habitat in Mathare slum in Nairobi, Kenya April 14, 2020
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African organisations and bodies

Declaration on food security and nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic, 16 April 2020. African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) Press Release of the Special Rapporteur on ...

Last update 30 Nov 2020
Field with tractors
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Land grabbing: what does it truly mean?

Ludovica Dal Molin, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently working in an organization that deals with the integration ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
Mother with children in a Cambodian house.
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Cambodia, EBA and the Bloody Sugar Industry: the impact of international trade on local communities’ food security

Maddalena Righi holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently a Universal Civil Service volunteer for FOCSIV in Kenya. This In ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019