The right to food in Costa Rica

Right to food legal framework

The Republic of Costa Rica recognizes implicitly, and in the context of broader rights, the Right to Food in its Constitution of 1949, pointing out, in Article 21 of Title IV of "Individual Rights and Guarantees", which expresses "Human life is inviolable". Furthermore, Article 50 of Title V on "Rights and Social Guarantees" affirms that the State of Costa Rica "will seek the greatest welfare for the population of the country."

Associated sectoral laws