About Us

Promoting Social Justice in Food, Trade and Health Systems

The Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT), is a human rights not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote social justice in food, health, trade and investment systems, through the use of legal tools and social accountability approaches such as strategic litigation, Community empowerment, Legal and policy advocacy to advance the right to a standard of living adequate for health and well-being in Uganda and Africa.

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Our Vision

A world where the right to adequate Living for everyone is realized.

Background

CEFROHT was founded to respond to challenges of inadequate wellbeing resulting from food insecurity and contamination, malnutrition, economic injustices as well as lack of a human rights-based approach to food, health, and trade systems.
  1. To frame and promote adequate food, health and  as constitutional entitlements and integrate other human rights in policies, laws and operational frameworks in food, health and trade systems.
  2. To ensure trade and investments systems promote public interests, social inclusion, economic justice and human rights.
  3. To enhance legal empowerment of communities and capacities of duty bears and other stake holders in economic rights, and the right to adequate food, nutrition and health.
  4. To facilitate social justice in food, health and social , through strategic and probono litigation and access to justice in respect to violations related to food, health, and economic rights.
  5. To initiate and participate in networks at national, sub-regional, regional and global levels for strengthening economic rights and the right to adequate food, nutrition, and health
  6. To grow an organisation that operates in an effective, efficient, professional and accountable manner.
  1. The Government and Local Governments’ food and trade related policies, laws and operational frameworks are protective of economic rights and the right to food, nutrition and adequate living using a Human Rights Based Approach.
  2. Private sector and investments including the Public-Private Partnerships adhere to human rights principles of food, nutrition and economic wellbeing.
  3. Communities, duty bearers including judicial officers are legally empowered and capacitated in economic rights, the right to food, nutrition and health.
  4. Duty bearers at both Local and national Governments are accountable economic rights, rights to food, nutrition and health especially the vulnerable groups including women and children.
  5. Justiciability of economic rights, the right to food, nutrition and wellbeing developed and persons who experience violations of their rights to adequate living have access to justice.
  6. CEFROHT is mobilizing and participating in strategic partnerships at national, sub-regional, regional and global level.
  7. CEFROHT is a vibrant and professional institution.
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OUR MISSION

To promote social justice in food, health and trade systems, through strategic litigation, legal-policy advocacy, community empowerment and capacity building.

OUR SUPPORTING PARTNERS