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Date of publication: 
January 1970
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
1291206

This Information Brief provides concise and practical information on a crucial governance issue in view of implementing the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT). It offers a right to food perspective on the gender equitable governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests.In light of the endorsement of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT), this Information Brief aims to provide concise and practical elements for a responsible governance of tenure. Developed jointly with the new FAO study The Right to Food and the Responsible Governance of Tenure: A dialogue towards implementation, this Information Brief offers a right to food perspective on a crucial governance matter for the implementation of the VGGT. Besides underlining the importance of some VGGT provisions for the realization of the right to food, Gender-equitable Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests: A Right to Food Perspective presents some of its benefits through lessons learned as well as internationally agreed upon and committed to basis for its implementation.

As clearly stated in the VGGT, their primary intention is to serve as a reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food. Consequently, this Information Brief suggests concrete elements to assist stakeholders in achieving this overarching goal.

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Daniel Gomez
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