Food Sovereignty

Author/s Angelo Rinella
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2014/1 Language English
Pages 20 P. 149-168 File size 184 KB
DOI 10.3280/RISS2014-001009
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In relation to the global propagation of malnutrition and food lack phenomena, the concept of food sovereignty necessarily invokes the recognition and proper application of the "food right", fundamental human right. In fact, it is a legal instrument to ensure legal standards and policy measures to fight hunger and malnutrition, recognizing the need of national and international agricultural policies. Selecting priority areas of intervention, the States obligations are consequently to make available adequate and healthy food, resulting by sustainable and environmentally productions with a reorganization of the food trade system, not considering it as other goods.

Keywords: Food sovereignty, food system, agricultural policy, government interventions, agricultural market

Angelo Rinella, Food Sovereignty in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 1/2014, pp 149-168, DOI: 10.3280/RISS2014-001009