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SCHOOL OPENING: Food Safety Experts Warn Of Contaminated Food Supplies

SCHOOL OPENING: Food Safety Experts Warn Of Contaminated Food Supplies

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] In about a weeks’ time (Feb 5) schools will be opening for the 2024 new term, but amidst this, Food Rights and safety experts have expressed their concern regarding…

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FOOD RIGHTS: Journalists Trained In Adequate Living Rights Reporting

FOOD RIGHTS: Journalists Trained In Adequate Living Rights Reporting

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] The taste of the meal that was served to teachers at Mother Kevin Primary School in Mukono wasn’t pleasant one particular day. One concerned teacher, Betty Nalunkuuma took upon…

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FOOD SAFETY: CSOs Task Government On Food Safety Laws, As Food Poisoning Soars

FOOD SAFETY: CSOs Task Government On Food Safety Laws, As Food Poisoning Soars

By Our Reporter KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA] Uganda will join the rest of the world on June 7 to celebrate the World Food Safety Day amidst growing concerns of increased food poisoning. At the backdrop of…

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EATING 2 DEATH: Experts Demand For A Nutrition Policy To Address Food Safety

EATING 2 DEATH: Experts Demand For A Nutrition Policy To Address Food Safety

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA Uganda [SHIFT MEDIA] There is urgent need to include the right to adequate food in the National Planning Development agenda, experts have advised. The sentiments were echoed during the second National…

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A SILENT BUT LOUD LEGAL TOOL FOR WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS’ JUSTICE IN UGANDA: THE HUMAN RIGHTS (ENFORCEMENT) ACT, 2019

A SILENT BUT LOUD LEGAL TOOL FOR WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS’ JUSTICE IN UGANDA: THE HUMAN RIGHTS (ENFORCEMENT) ACT, 2019

By NABBALE TRACY KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFT MEDIA]  A typical rural woman wakes up at 5:30am in the morning, goes to the garden to provide food for her family. At around midday, she comes back to…

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RIGHT TO FOOD: Re-awakening The Legal Obligation To Establish National Food Reserves: A sustainable Solution To Food Crisis In Uganda

RIGHT TO FOOD: Re-awakening The Legal Obligation To Establish National Food Reserves: A sustainable Solution To Food Crisis In Uganda

By JONATHAN LUBEGA  KAMPALA, [SHIFTMEDIA] Uganda is open to a ticking time bomb of increasing malnutrition and starvation rates due to the rising food prices and food shortage. According to the Integrated Food Security Phase…

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BREASTFEEDING WEEK: Food Rights Activists Drag Government To Court Over Inadequate Breastfeeding Issues

BREASTFEEDING WEEK: Food Rights Activists Drag Government To Court Over Inadequate Breastfeeding Issues

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda    [SHIFTMEDIA] Scores of innocent new born babies end up either dead or malnourished due to failure to access breastmilk that is a lifeline to the newborns. This is so…

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SORTED; Access For Adequate Living Rights Justice Made Easy With New Magistrates Manual

SORTED; Access For Adequate Living Rights Justice Made Easy With New Magistrates Manual

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFTMEDIA NEWS] Access to justice for adequate living rights has been eased for Ugandans, especially the vulnerable poor. The launch of the Magistrates Manual, a product of Center for Food…

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Agrochemical Use Still Remains A Risk To Public Health

Agrochemical Use Still Remains A Risk To Public Health

By LUBEGA JONATHAN KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- The agricultural sector is the bedrock of Uganda’s economy. Statistics track agriculture as the primary sector that serves as the main source of livelihood and provides employment to about 66% of…

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CSOs Task Government To Increase Funding To Agriculture As Maize Ban Loss Totals Shs447b

CSOs Task Government To Increase Funding To Agriculture As Maize Ban Loss Totals Shs447b

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA– The consequences of Kenyan banning Uganda’s maize despite being a member of the East African Community are beginning to bite. Kenya on March 5 2020 slapped a ban on all maize…

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