Meet the Executive Director Board of Directors Secretariat Staff
Food Rights Alliance is governed by a board of directors, advised by a leadership and membership council, and managed by the secreatariat staff leadership team.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Food Rights Alliance’s board of directors bring a wide range of Non-Government Organisation, business, and commercial experience to the alliance secretariat. They provide governance to ensure that we are focused to our mission, objectives overseeing the strategic direction of the organisation with a focus on all governance issues and associated activities.
Jane is an expert on trade, tax, finance for development, investment related issues in general and the multilateral, bilateral, regional and national trade and investment policies and Agreements. She has more than 25 years of experience in policy research, analysis and advocacy and has authored a number of policy-oriented studies and articles.
Henry is a Consumer Rights and Development Specialist with over 25 years’ experience in working with Civil Society Organizations. Henry is currently working as a Chief Executive of CONSENT. Henry is an honorary member of the Alliance, initially one of the four promoters. Currently he serves as a Treasurer on the Board of the Food Rights Alliance.
Board General Secretary
David is an advocate of the high court, specialized public litigation lawyer with interest in Human Rights mostly the right to health. He practices this through public interest litigation, research and invoking health equity, fairness and the doctrine of public trust. David is the Programs Coordinator with the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) and serves as the General Secretary of the Food Rights Alliance.
Rosemary is an experienced gender specialist with over 10 years’ experience in gender mainstreaming, policy analysis from a gender perspective, engendering value chains, resource mobilization for gender oriented actions and facilitating community training in human rights and gender mainstreaming using gender transformative approaches.
Aggrey is a journalist and communication for development specialist with over 15 years experience. Aggrey is currently working as a Fundraising and Communications Officer with Send A Cow Uganda and has also served as a Board Member of Food Rights Alliance.
Stephen is an organizational development and social programing specialist. He has over 20 years’ experience in Program Management Organizational Development and Leadership. Stephen is the Regional Manager of War on Want Northern Ireland (WOWNi) and is a Board Member of the Food Rights Alliance.
Evelyn is an educationist and teacher and a committed social worker with over 20 years’ experience serving Food Rights Alliance as a board member. Evelyn also works as a board member with Community Action for Human Rights (CAFHUR).
Fred is an educationist and management training specialist with specialty in Financial Management. He is a dedicated and experienced worker with over 20 years’ experience in in Financial Management, resource mobilization and social change. Fredrick is currently working as the Executive Director of Food Rights Network (FORINET)-Eastern Uganda and serves as a Board member of the Food Rights Alliance.
Food Rights Alliance’s secretariat staff members bring a wide range of experience and deep knowledge of economic and political development, social movements and popular campaigns, and organizational growth and management to the alliance.
Agnes Kirabo is the Executive Director of FRA. She oversees the operations of the Alliance at a strategic level giving direction to the Secretariat and the entire membership. Agnes works to advance policy, legal and practice reforms in Agriculture and Food Governance that promote and protect people’s Right to Adequate Food and that uphold people’s dignity.
Head of Programs
Jude Ssebuliba is a seasoned academician with over seven years of university teaching. He studied economics, Agribusiness Management, public health and Business Administration. He has a rich experience in conducting both academic and social policy research.
HR and Administration Officer
Frank oversees the design, development and execution of Food Rights Alliance programs and partnerships that help improve access to a variety of program policies through our network and improve outcomes for the people we serve, with the goal of ending hunger and malnutrition.
Head of Systems
As Head of Systems, Robina Nakafeero oversees Food Rights Alliance finance and corporate strategy. In her role, Robina helps maximize the organization’s resources, responsible for managing the accounts receivables and payables of the organization, develops the organization’s budget, prepares financial reports and involved in directing its investment activities..
‘Food Rights Alliance believes that hunger is usually, at its root, about imbalances of resources, that change is possible, and that solutions require good ideas, courage and persistence. It works. There is no better feeling than getting momentum going behind brave people with good ideas and seeing change unfold.”
Matilda works with staff, member organisations and partners to ensure implementation of high quality MEAL throughout FRA’s Programme Management Cycle. Prior to joining FRA, Matilda worked with CARE International in Uganda as Regional Program Assistant and Link Internet Solutions as a website designer.
Project Officer Natural Resource - Land and Food Security
Orochi is a human rights and development activist who is passionate about human development, peace and social justice issues. Freda is currently working under the land and food security project that seeks to promote an inclusive and equitable land governance in Uganda that fosters optimum land use and upholds' people's land rights.
Project Assistant - Land and Food Security
Ms. Gloria is a young and vibrant lawyer, a team player and goal oriented person with good advocacy, communication and interpersonal skills. She has a bachelor’s degree in law from Makerere University and a Masters degree of arts in gender studies from Makerere University. She has a 6 years extensive work experience in project management both at national, local, and grass root level with organizations working on land rights and more.
Programme Officer Natural Resource Rights
Lucky leads Foods Rights Alliance team supporting member relations, member grants and contract compliance towards an Integrated water and land resource management system in Uganda project. In his role, Lucky is responsible for deepening organizational understanding of network member needs and performance drivers and coordinating capacity building services, against prioritized strategies, to members.