Food Sovereignty Ghana

A grass-roots food advocacy movement of Ghanaians both home and abroad!

Mr. ​Edwin Kweku Andoh Baffour
Communications Directorate, FSG, second from left, in a chat with Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, 
Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation.

March 31, 2019
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Government Must Be Coherent On GMO Policy

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) urgently calls on the government to be coherent in its policy on the introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMO) into our food chain and desist from misleading media sound bites calibrated to throw dust into the … Continue reading

FSG in Court 2nd April

March 7, 2019
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GMO Court Case: Hearing On March 11

  GMO Court Case: Hearing On March 11 by Food Sovereignty Ghana, March 7, 2019  Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appears before the Accra Human Rights High Court on Monday, 11 March 2019, over the first GMO case in Ghana, in which … Continue reading

Banku and okro soup deaths: Death toll rises to six  https://t.co/ykqrPKGVA9

March 4, 2019
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Chlorpyrifos Pesticides: Is the Government “Planting For Food And Death”?

Exactly a year ago today, on 4th March, 2018, news broke out in Ghana, that “four persons have died at Akakpokope, a village in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region after consuming popular delicacy, banku and okro soup. … Continue reading

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February 13, 2019
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GMO Court Case Adjourned To March 11

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Accra Human Rights High Court on Tuesday, 12 February 2019, in Ghana’s first landmark case concerning biotechnology, which is challenging the commercial release of Bt cowpea and GM rice, as well as the … Continue reading

November 1, 2018
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GMO Court Case Faces Another Hurdle

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Human Rights Court in Accra on Wednesday October 31st 2018, for the continuation of the case, Food Sovereignty Ghana & 3 ors Vs National Biosafety Committee & 4 ors, against the commercialisation of … Continue reading

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September 13, 2018
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FSG Calls for Mandatory Labelling of GM Food Products in Ghana

We have the right to know what is inside our food! Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) calls on the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to take all necessary measures to ensure the mandatory labelling of all genetically modified organisms (GMOs) … Continue reading

Mr. ​Edwin Kweku Andoh Baffour
Communications Directorate, FSG, second from left, in a chat with Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, 
Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation.

April 12, 2018
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Food Sovereignty Ghana defends position at seminar on GMO’s!

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) on Tuesday morning April 10 participated in a seminar organised by the National Bio Safety Authority (NBA) at the Teachers Hall in Accra.  The seminar which was under the theme: “Can Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) contribute … Continue reading

FSG in Court 2nd April

March 28, 2018
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Appeals Court dismisses motion in favour of Food Sovereignty Ghana  

Accra, Wednesday, 28th March. An Appeals Court in Accra has dismissed a motion filled by the counsel for the fifth defendants, the Ghana National Association of Farmers & Fisherfolk (GNAFF) for a stay of proceedings. Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before … Continue reading

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March 21, 2018
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Court Case On GMO Commercialisation Goes To Appeal Court

The Accra Human Rights High Court hearing the suit against the commercialisation of GMOs has ruled that the parties go for the determination of the motion to stay proceedings at the Court of Appeal on Wednesday, 28th March. The case, Food … Continue reading