2012 Food policy

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Recommendation for Ethiopia par. 22 (2012)

Text of the recommendation

22.The Committee notes with concern the prevalenceof chronic food insecurity and malnutrition, in particular amongst children (art.11). The Committee recommends that the State party take steps to address chronic food insecurity, chronic malnutrition and the critical nutritional needs of children. The Committee also urges the State party to ensure that the population of the Somali National Regional State of Ethiopia benefits from State-run food aid and rural development plans.

Year 2012
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Policy Area Food and nutrition security
Human Rights Comiteee CESCR
Human Rights Right to health Right to adequate food and nutrition
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


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/ETH/CO/1-3 (2012). Par. 22. Available at: https://docstore.ohchr.org/SelfServices/FilesHandler.ashx?enc=4slQ6QSmlBEDzFEovLCuW1wQsqGdL%2BPhjZX1KlkLgdlHfsTJ1fpoeNSx3mx%2FKXpUPKj41AiSu7iHj0P06dQgk7jvdkpmt6%2F6wDtwO7SLQ4fF4xeN0c0xB8%2BBfrHLwAX%2B