Further Resources

UN websites

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Special Rapporteur on the right to food

  • Hosts information on the mandate of Hilal Elver, the current UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, and an archive of the activity of Olivier de Schutter and Jean Ziegler, as former mandate holders, with reports in English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic.

Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food

  • This website provides information on the mandate, activity and reports of Olivier de Schutter, the former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food.

The Right to Food Portal of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

  • The website provides information on the promotion work done by FAO and its partners on the human right to adequate food, including by using FAO’s Right to Food Guidelines.

FAO Hunger Portal

  • Provides statistics, information and a series of definitions concerning hunger in the world.

World Food Programme

  • The WFP is the world largest humanitarian agency. The website provides information about emergencies but also statistics and information on hunger and malnutrition.


Non-governmental organizations

CESR – The Center for Economic and Social Rights

  • Provides a number of resources for monitoring and holding states and other actors accountable to their obligations concerning economic, social and cultural rights

CETIM – Centre Europe Tiers Monde

  • Host a number of brochures  and cahiers critiques in various languages concerning economic, social and cultural rights including the right to food, the right to water, the rights of peasants, and the food crisis.

FIAN – Foodfirst Information and Action Network

  • FIAN is an NGO dedicated to combating hunger with human rights. The website provides a large collection of publications and information on the right to food.

Oekumenische Kampagne – Brot für alle, Fastenopfer, Partner sein.

  • A campaign of the three organizations which support projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America for the realization of the right to food.

Right to Food in India Campaign

  • An informal network of organizations dedicated to the protection of the right to food in India, based on decisions of the Indian Supreme Court.

La Via Campesina – International Peasant Movement

  • Provides information and publications related to peasant rights and food sovereignty.

Winds of Hope Foundation, Facing Africa

  • Host information about Noma – the disease.


Multistakeholder organizations

IFPRI – International Food Policy Research Institute

  • Provides a number of resources and publications related to food policy, hunger, agriculture.

ILC  – International Land Coalition

  • Host resources concerning land issues and land rights.


Educational organizations

Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

  • Offers training opportunities and publications on economic, social and cultural rights.


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