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In February 1990, the Executive Branch commissioned the National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) to develop a food security program designed to help the poor maintain small vegetable gardens to produce food for their own consumption. On August 3, 1990, the INTA Board of Directors issued Resolution 239 approving the Pro-Huerta Program.

The claimants in this joined action were asylum-seekers who had sought asylum after their initial entry to the UK. The defendant, Secretary of State for the Home Department, refused support under Section 55 of the Nationality, Immigration, and Asylum Act 2002 ("the Act") with regard to accommodation. Section 55 allowed refusal of support to asylum seekers who failed to make their claim as soon as reasonably practicable.

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United Kingdom
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India
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Social Movements & Grassroots Groups
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March 14th is the international day of action for rivers and against dams.  ESCR-NET’s member MAB (Movement of Dam-Affected People), several other social movements and leading international organizations are taking action in over 40 countries to demand improvement in the policies and practices of decision makers in regards to dam constructions and the forcible displacement of families.

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Zimbabwe
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OP-ICESCR
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United States of America
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Women and ESCR
Corporate Accountability
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Economic Policy and Human Rights
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United States of America
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Strategic Litigation
Economic Policy and Human Rights
Monitoring
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ESCR-Net stands in solidarity with the Kenya people during this trying time and asks that a resolution to the unstable elections and turmoil be sought.

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Chile