2019 Food policy

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Recommendation for Ecuador par. 43 and 44 (d) (2019)

Text of the recommendation

43. The Committee is also concerned at the rates of malnutrition in the State party, a problem which disproportionately affects children and adolescents. Lastly, the Committee is also concerned about barriers faced by campesino and Montubio people in enjoying access to seeds (art. 11).

44. The Committee recommends that the State party: (d) Recognize the situation of malnutrition as a national priority and adopt a comprehensive policy to address malnutrition, with sufficient human and financial resources.

Year 2019
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Ecuador
Policy Area Fiscal measures Nutritional surveillance
Human Rights Comiteee CESCR
Human Rights Right to adequate food and nutrition
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Concluding observations on the fourth periodic report of Ecuador, E/C.12/ECU/CO/4, (2019). Par. 43. and Par. 44 (d). Available at: http://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=4slQ6QSmlBEDzFEovLCuW20%2bcOfdvJEUdqkza02UbxazKNyMi%2fruleeTZAtZO5G2lYiDPlwFndzCBj%2fKdd2Eafzqt4JieRE%2bnzDcrG%2f2j3sBMe%2bTgfTYnd5FBaO8qvi%2b