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Food as a human right during disasters in Uganda
(Elsevier: Food Policy, 2014-12)
Natural and human induced disasters are a threat to food security, economic progress and livelihoods in Uganda. However, we have limited knowledge regarding the putative role of the human rights dimension to the impact and ...
Perceptions on the right to adequate food after a major landslide disaster: a cross-sectional survey of two districts in Uganda
(BMC International Health and Human Rights volume, 2015-04-25)
Despite the instruments on the right to adequate food adopted by the United Nations, there exists limited information on how this right is perceived. Following a major 2010 landslide disaster in the Bududa district of ...
Prevalence and risk factors of nutritional anaemia among female school children in Masindi district, western Uganda
(African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2013-07-01)
Anaemia is the most widespread nutrition related public health problem world-wide and yet in Uganda, there is little national data on anaemia and its likely causes amongst school children. The aim of this study was to ...
Realization of the right to adequate food and the nutritional status of land evictees: a case for mothers/caregivers and their children in rural Central Uganda
(BMC International Health and Human Rights, 2018-05-24)
In developing countries like Uganda, the human right to adequate food (RtAF) is inextricably linked to access to land for households to feed themselves directly through production or means for its procurement. Whether ...