Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/197753
Editors: 
MacLennan, Michael
da Costa Nogueira, Lívia Maria
Valente, Flávio Luiz Schieck
Alexandre, Veruska Prado
Year of Publication: 
2016
Series/Report no.: 
Policy in Focus 36
Abstract: 
The challenges involved in the realisation of the human right to adequate food and nutrition (HRtAFN), and of food and nutrition sovereignty and security in African countries and in Brazil, comprise different elements - but also share several similarities. While there has been evidence of a significant reduction in hunger and malnutrition worldwide, it is observed that this phenomenon has not occurred at the same pace in sub-Saharan Africa and in some regions of Brazil. At the same time, there has been a rapid increase in the rates of overweight, obesity and related illnesses, such as diabetes, cardiac disease, various types of cancer, etc. [...]
Subjects: 
Food
nutrition security
realisation
human rights
Document Type: 
Research Report

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