right to food - updates

Rappler's latest stories on right to food


Who should solve the poor man's hunger woes?

Nov 17, 2015 - 12:30 PM

The country s poorest provinces are divided on whether it is the government or the families themselves that should be responsible for their lack of food

Hacienda Matias: Taking steps towards the right to adequate food

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:45 AM

How is one s right to own land linked to achieving one s right to adequate food? This is the story of the Hacienda Matias farmers

The installed farmer beneficiaries are happy that they can finally harvest peacefully in their land, July 2, 2015 (© Astrud Lea Beringer) Astrud Lea Beringer

The search for a national strategic plan against hunger in PH

Feb 28, 2015 - 3:52 PM

The apparent lack of a clear cut government policy on the right to adequate food is pushing Filipinos deeper into the hunger trap

Agrarian reform a must for food security in PH – UN expert

Feb 27, 2015 - 4:04 PM

The legislative objective is laudable but the implementation is hindered by various roadblocks Hilal Elver UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food says

UN expert to visit PH to assess food security

Feb 20, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The United Nations Special Rapporteur will check on how accessible food is in the country and if the right to food is fully realized

PH Zero hunger bill takes center stage

Oct 21, 2014 - 7:24 PM

I’m confident that we can pass this before the 16th Congress ends says Akbayan Party list Representative Barry Gutierrez one of the bill s authors

Stop hunger now: 'Pagkain sapat dapat'

Oct 16, 2014 - 7:30 AM

It s World Food Day Did you know the Philippines has a pending Zero Hunger bill ?

Our right to food

Jul 23, 2014 - 1:50 PM

Besides the lack of stronger policies another problem faced by the Philippines in fighting hunger is the lack of awareness about the right to food

Latest PH Nutrition Survey reveals little progress in beating hunger

Jul 10, 2014 - 5:28 PM

The 2013 National Nutrition Survey reveals how far the Philippines has gone in its fight against hunger