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Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. This page hosts a database of our documented work that range from books, manual, policy briefs, annual reports, newsletters, position papers and many more. Feel free to download any resource of your liking at any time.

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Life before profits! A call to government of Uganda to regulate trade and use of highly hazardous agro-chemicals. A press statement - 25th September 2022

Publisher: Center for Food and Adequate Living Rights, (CEFROHT), SEATINI, FRA, NAPE, AFRICE & African Biodiversity Network.

Number of pages: 6

Release Year: 20200

We the concerned Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working to promote the Right to Adequate Food, Right to Health, Trade justice, Agriculture, Environmental Justice, Farmers’ Rights and human rights related issues are concerned by Government’s continued failure
and omission to ban the use of hazardous agro-chemicals such Glyphosate Based Herbicides (GBHs) which threaten and are in violation of the right to life, health, right to
adequate food and to a clean and healthy environment guaranteed under Objectives XX, XXII, Articles 20, 45, 8A and 33 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995.

Breaking the barriers to healthy food environments and access to justice: Newsletter.

Publisher: Center for food and adequate living rights (CEFROHT).

Number of pages: 21

Release Year: 2022

CEFROHT has made strides in promoting the intersectionality of food justice, climate and economic justice especially using Agroecology and a human rights-based approach. We have continued the use of legal tools to promote adequate living for the vulnerable people.
We deeply understand that unequal power relations and social exclusion deny people their human rights and keeps them in poverty. Therefore, our approaches continued to empower rights-holders to claim their rights, and support duty-bearers to meet their legal obligations.

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Utilizing human rights law to promote agroecology for sustainable agri-food systems in Uganda: A policy brief.

Publisher: Center for food and adequate living rights (CEFROHT).

Number of pages: 9

Release Year: 2022

This policy brief urges that agroecology will be a far to reach approach if small holder
farmers’ communal and individual property rights are not protected; if there is no fair and equitable contract enforcement; failed creation and enforcement of equitable labor laws and failure of the access to opportunity for all (women, poor, uneducated, marginalized).

Physical activity promotion through policy and law. Policy brief, 2021.

Publisher: Center for food and adequate living rights (CEFROHT) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).

Number of pages: 8

Release Year: 2021

Insufficient physical activity has been identified as one of the leading risk factors for non-communicable diseases
(NCD) and death worldwide. Physical activity is defined as any bodily movement procured by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure. According to WHO, every 1 in 4 adults do not meet the global recommended levels of
physical activity and up to 5 million global deaths a year could be averted if the population was more active.

Nutrition labelling to prevent non communicable diseases and protect the right to health and food. Policy brief 2021.

Publisher: Center for food and adequate living rights (CEFROHT) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO)

Number of pages: 9

Release Year: 2021

The Centre for Food and Adequate Living Rights (CEFROHT), has developed this policy brief to inform country stakeholders (government, civil society, academia, and others) on the legal basis for adoption of nutrition labelling as a policy tool to promote healthy diets and prevent NCDs in Uganda.

Community training guide on claiming adequate living rights using the Human Rights (Enforcement) Act 2019

Publisher: Center for food and adequate living rights (CEFROHT) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).

Number of pages: 26

Release Year: 2021

The guide contains information and activities on human rights focusing on what human rights are, how one can protect their human rights, where to go in case ones’ human rights are violated, and the Human Rights (Enforcement) Act 2019. This information is presented in a format suited for direct training of CAGs and LCs.

Empuuta, N’ebigenderako: Re-centering the Law as a Tool for the Realization of Food and Livelihood Rights in Uganda.

Publisher: Center for food and adequate living rights

Number of pages: 12

Release Year: 2021

The human right to adequate food is reflected in several international instruments. These include the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR);1 the 1966 International Covenant on
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR); the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women;3 and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

A step towards realization of rights for persons with autism.

Publisher: Center for food and adequate living rights.

Number of pages: 2

Release Year: 2022

Government of Uganda has been ordered to provide community-based care to persons and families having children suffering from autism. The judgement was made on the 15th day of March 2022 by Justice Dr. Winifred N Nabisinde of the High Court of Uganda at Jinja. A minor, Perez Mwase who has an autism spectrum disorder filed a case with his mother -Namwebya Lovisa and civil society organisations.