Posts by Food Rights Alliance

The Orugali Fests: Curbing Malnutrition in Kabarole

By Regina Kayoyo HIVOS together with her Sustainable Diets for All partners in Uganda have teamed up to  promote diets that are diverse, greener, healthier, fairer and more sustainable by influencing practices, markets, government policies and international institutions to promote more sustainable food production and healthy diets. In the Western part of Uganda, Hivos partner,…

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Call for Expression of Interest: Consultancy Services for Production of Documentary

For the last 5 years, FRA has been implementing a project campaign on enhancing the resilience of women to shocks of exclusion and traumatic stressors of hunger and malnutrition, through harnessing citizenry action and addressing key gaps in sustainable resource governance. To enhance learning, FRA wishes to contract a qualified firm to develop a documentary…

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The 2019/20 Budget: Lands among the Greatest Losers

By Jude Ssebuliba On 13th June 2019, parliament passed a 40.5 Trillion National Budget for FY2019/20 signifying a 20% increment from last year’s budget which stood at 32 trillion. As some ministries, such as agriculture, education, health and transport, had an increase in funds allocated to them, the ministry of lands suffered a significant decreased…

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Land Grabbing: A Threat to Agriculture

By Jude Ssebuliba Land ownership and conditions governing land occupation determine how much and when a farmer can invest in agricultural activities. Long term investments, such as irrigation infrastructure, valley dams/tanks and permanent cash crops like coffee, cotton, tea, vanilla to mention a few, require a guarantee of ownership to remove the fear of sudden…

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