2010 Food policy

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Recommendation for Colombia, Par. 21 (2010)

Text of the recommendation

21. The Committee is concerned about the high malnutrition rate which affects a considerable number of children and women, in particular among internally displaced groups, as well as persons living in rural areas. The Committee firmly recommends that the State party adopt an effective national food policy to combat hunger and malnutrition, in particular among children, women, internally displaced persons and persons living in rural areas.

Year 2010
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Colombia
Policy Area Food and nutrition security
Human Rights Comiteee CESCR
Human Rights Right to adequate food and nutrition
Groups Affected Children and adolescents Women and/or girls


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Consideration of reports submitted by States Parties under Articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant, E/C.12/COL/CO/5, (2010). Par. 21. Available at: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=E%2fC.12%2fCOL%2fCO%2f5&Lang=en