Right to Food



The website of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food:  www.srfood.org/en (Oliver de Schutter 2008 – 2014), http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Food/Pages/HilalElver.aspx (Hilal Elver, assumed office in June 2014)

FIAN International for the Right to Adequate Food  is a human rights organisation that has advocated for the realisation of the right to adequate food for more than 25 years. FIAN consists of national sections and individual members in over 50 countries around the world. FIAN is a not-for-profit organization without any religious or political affiliation and has consultative status to the United Nations. www.fian.org

Food & Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainably produced. So we can all enjoy and trust in what we eat and drink, we help people take charge of where their food comes from, keep clean, affordable, public tap water flowing freely to our homes, protect the environmental quality of oceans, force government to do its job protecting citizens, and educate about the importance of keeping the global commons — our shared resources — under public control. www.foodandwaterwatch.org

GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems: http://www.grain.org/.

GM Watch seeks to counter the enormous corporate political power and propaganda of the biotech industry and its supporters: http://www.gmwatch.org/index.php.

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty: http://www.ifpri.org/.

Grassroots International works in partnership with social movements to create a just and sustainable world by advancing the human rights to land, water, and food: http://www.grassrootsonline.org/.


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