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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 […]

Decolonising stories- New animations illuminate revival of Indigenous African communities and culture

We are delighted to announce the release of three new animations produced by Gaia and other founding members of the African Earth Jurisprudence Collective- SALT in Kenya, AFRICE in Uganda, and EarthLore in Zimbabwe and South Africa – and animator Tim Hawkins. The animations explore the revival of land, water, seed and Earth-centred cultures by Indigenous and traditional communities in Uganda, […]

Customary Governance and Earth Jurisprudence

A presentation to the 1st Parliamentary Council (Attorney General) of Uganda By DENNIS TABARO OF African Institute for Culture and Ecology (AFRICE) At the Workshop on  the (Bagungu Customary Laws) Ordinance, 2020 15th-16th April 2021 At Garuga Beach Resort Hotel, Kampala, Uganda. The purpose of the workshop was to present the “Buliisa District) Bagungu  Customary Laws and protection of Sacread […]

Gaarú: The growing African Movement for Earth Jurisprudence

Gaarú is a film about the inspirational people reweaving the connections between culture and Nature across Africa. The film follows African grassroots leaders who are working to protect and restore Africa’s lands, waters, forests, and the ecological knowledge of her peoples. Hailing from across the continent, these leaders are undergoing a transformational, UN-recognised training process, facilitated by The Gaia Foundation. […]

AFRICE facilitates customary law ordinance of indigenous Bagungu people in Buliisa

In the last two years AFRICE with support from Gaia Foundation has facilitated Buliisa district Local Government to develop an ordinance to recognize the customary laws and sacred natural sites and territories of the indigenous Bagungu people, living near Lake Albert. By making the customary laws to protect these SNT&T, AFRICE is implementing several resolutions made by global and regional […]

Indigenous Conservation Knowledge systems among the Baganda.

Basing on the observation that traditional knowledge has widely been marginalised in environmental conservation approaches and practices today and that this partly because it is insufficiently documented and analysed, this study set out to establish the relevance of traditional Baganda approaches to sustainable environmental conservation today. The study specifically sought to answer the following questions: What are the traditional Baganda […]