Type of entry: Right
In developing and using water resources, priority has to be given to the satisfaction of basic needs and the safeguarding of ecosystems. 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.
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Relevant ICESCR Articles:
11(2)(a): The States Parties to the present Covenant, recognizing the fundamental right of everyone to be free from hunger, shall take, individually and through international co-operation, the measures, including specific programmes, which are needed:
(a) To improve methods of production, conservation and distribution of food by making full use of technical and scientific knowledge, by disseminating knowledge of the principles of nutrition and by developing or reforming agrarian systems in such a way as to achieve the most efficient development and utilization of natural resources;
Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition