Barbados in its Constitution of 1966 implicitly recognizes, in the context of broader rights, the right to food. The Constitution’s Second Chapter notes the protection of the right to life.
- FNS legal and institutional framework in Barbados
- Program list
- List of policies, plans and strategies
- FNS legislation list
- Policy monitoring
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Food and nutrition security in Barbados
Relates to the way that people obtain food, both physically and economically, be it trade, self-production, access to markets, income increase due to programs and other social protection instruments, and direct food aid
Refers to the provision, supply or stock of food, i.e. it relates to the "supply", food production, production infrastructure, inputs and food production chains, and national and international net trade.
It's the influence of food quality on the nutritional status of individuals and their health. This includes hygiene; sanitation; quality and food safety; nutritional information; and the way the body uses the nutrients.
Tasa (%) de obesidad (IMC>=30) en adultos (+18 años)
It's the consolidation of the other three dimensions of food and nutrition security over time, ie "for everyone at all times." Thus, it considers the capacity to react to unforeseen political, economic and social crisis and natural disasters that may change the conditions of the other dimensions, creating risk and vulnerability.
Contribución (%) de emisiones por sectores de la economía, 2010
Refers to the exchange of food and agricultural goods considered in chapters 01 through 24 of the harmonized system, that contributes to consolidate the status of the four food and nutrition security dimensions.
Evolución del saldo agroalimentario, en millones