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A/HRC/40/56/Add.3: Visit to Argentina - Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to food


16 January 2019

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The Special Rapporteur, Hilal Elver, visited Argentina from 12 to 21 September 2018 in the midst of an economic and financial crisis that is having a direct impact on people.

The report analyses the impact of the crisis on the right to food. It reiterates the importance of protecting and promoting family farming as a means of achieving a balance between the prevailing agro-industrial system and the agro-ecological production system.

The report also encourages the Government to prioritize the design and implementation of effective policies and reforms with the participation of all relevant segments of society in order to guarantee the right to adequate food.

Issued By:

Special Rapporteur on the right to food

Delivered To:

the Human Rights Council at its 40th session