Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security

This document can also be found on the official website of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) at https://www.fao.org/The Voluntary Guidelines represent a step towards integrating human rights into the work of agencies dealing with food and agriculture, such as FAO, as called for by the United Nations Secretary-General within his UN reforms. They provide an additional instrument to combat hunger and poverty and to accelerate attainment of the Millennium Development Goals.This resource is part of the collection "Building towards the reduction of persistent poverty". Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.