Entries by Cefroht

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World Food day

COMMEMORATION OF WORLD FOOD DAY DID YOU KNOW THAT; With a projected population of over 40 million people in Uganda, the four major NCDs kill up to 100,000 people annually; which is 35% of the total annual deaths in the country. Most NCDs  come about as a result of consumption of unhealthy foods. To lower […]

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World Food day Publicity

COMMEMORATION OF WORLD FOOD DAY – URBAN TV Food availability is everyone’s right. As we commemorate World Food Day, let’s join hands to support the vulnerable and ensure that every man, woman and child realises their right to adequate food.

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Press Statement

The government has a constitutional obligation to establish national food reserves under Objective XXII (b) of the 1995 constitution. This  duty helps to guarantee food security, mitigates hunger, prevents malnutrition and ensures that everyone enjoys the right to livelihood.  COVID 19 pandemic has worsened malnutrition and related deaths in Uganda. Food reserves would have therefore […]

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The 1000 days window of golden opportunity

Proper nutrition is undoubtedly one of the key factors for early childhood development. It is however unfortunate that in most developing countries, nutrition is very poor and malnutrition among children and mothers is a major cause of infant mortality, stunted growth and underweight. The UNICEF Uganda nutrition statistics of 2018 show that 3.6% of the […]

CENTER FOR FOOD AND ADEQUATE LIVING RIGHTS (CEFROHT), SOUTHERN AND EASTERN AFRICA TRADE INFORMATION AND NEGOTIATIONS INSTITUTE (SEATINI) & 10 OTHERS V ATTORNEY GENERAL OF UGANDA MISCELLANEOUS CAUSE NO. 58 OF 2020

BACKGROUND OF THE CASE The CEFROHT and SEATINI are Non-Government Organizations bringing this public interest cause on behalf of female employees in commercial investment schemes. The Government of Uganda is currently implementing a public-private partnership with vegetable oil development projects in partnership with BIDCO and WILMAR as Oil Palm Uganda Limited (OPUL) among other commercial […]