CEfAD promotes step-by-step procedure of applying a culturally sensitive, gender-responsive, human rights-based approach to programming in each of its three core areas of work, namely: livelihoods, education, governance and climate change, in both the contexts of development and humanitarian emergency. In addition, CEFAD thrives to implement conventional rights-based projects that defend the rights of women, children and most vulnerable persons in the specific contexts of Northern Uganda.
Project frameworks as a planning basis for creating change
CEfAD strengthens project results through framework-based planning, including clear Theory of Change (TOC), and adoption of relevant existing frameworks that form the strengths of project design. These include frameworks such as Livelihoods Framework, Do No Harm, Environmental and Social framework, etc.
Institutional project methodology
CEfAD, as a way of developing the organization’s own repository of project quality standards, has undertaken to develop and refine organization-specific project methodology that promotes continuous organizational learning and improvement of project outcomes. Specific project methodologies adopted and adapted include; Community Conversations as a community participation and engagement methodology.