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Buliisa leads in protecting sacred natural sites in Bunyoro

Buliisa has been identified as the leading district in efforts to preserve sacred natural sites in Bunyoro as promoted by the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights under Resolution 372 made in 2017. The district is dominated by the indigenous Bagungu and Batyaba are the communities. Buliisa has been identified as the leading district in efforts to preserve sacred […]


Various scholars have described and explained what indigenous knowledge is. What seems to be agreed as a conventional definition, which I also subscribe to, is that indigenous knowledge is that collection of information, ideas, skills, technology or and a body of knowledge acquired through intergeneration learning of a people over long period of time. We often talk about indigenous knowledge […]

AFRICE, Bunyoro to partner in protecting sacred natural sites, indigenous foods

Bunyoro’s sacred natural sites and indigenous food systems that are at the verge of extinction due to industrialisation, encroachment and modernity could be saved following a mooted partnership between Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom and African Institute for Culture and Ecology (AFRICE), a conservation organisation. This comes at a time the current generation has no or less value for culture which is causing […]

African Biodiversity Network discusses preservation of sacred natural sites

Tamale, Aug11-A sensitisation workshop on the African Commission Resolution 372 has been held to among others promote the recognition and protection of sacred sites on the African continent. The three-day workshop, which ended in Tamale, was organised by the Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS), a non-governmental organisation, in partnership with the African Biodiversity Network, and participants included stakeholders […]

UN Assembly recognizes African Institute for Culture and Ecology for rights of nature efforts

The inclusion of the rights of nature under section 4 of the National Environment Act (2019) underscores that citizens’ rights to a healthy environment cannot be realized unless the health of Mother Nature herself is protected. Harmony with Nature, a Report of the Secretary-General of United Nations General Assembly, has singled out Uganda as the first nation in Africa to […]

Uganda takes the lead in recognition of customary law

    African Institute for Culture and Ecology (AFRICE) is a Non-Governmental Organisation and a founding member of the African Earth Jurisprudence Collective. AFRICE has recently become a partner of the ABN. Over the past five years, AFRICE has been working closely with The Gaia Foundation and Advocates for Natural Resources and Development (ANARDE) on the revival of customary laws […]