The state of nutrition in Italy: the report of the UN expert Hilal Elver at Palazzo Baldassini

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will be on a mission to Italy from 20 to 31 January 2020 to evaluate the government’s efforts in this area.

“I will examine the state of implementation of the right to food in Italy and deepen my knowledge of agricultural and food policies that have an impact on people’s existence,” said Elver.

“I am also planning to assess the role that the agricultural sector and the food system play in people’s access to adequate nutrition; the role of local authorities; access to land for young people and vulnerable groups; urban farm organizations and communities; the use of pesticides and chemical agents in agriculture; the role of illegal activities in the food system and the impact of Italian food groups abroad “, continued Hilal Elver.


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