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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December 7, 2018
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FSG Salutes ALL Farmers & Fisher folk on National Farmers Day 2018.

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) joins millions of Ghanaians in celebrating the 2018 National Farmers Day.  We fully recognize these key stakeholders of our society who are more often than not, overlooked when it comes to policy-making.  This distinguished group of … 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

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

March 2, 2018
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“Ghana’s Plant Breeders Bill Lacks Legitimacy! It Must Be Revised!” – CSOs Tell Parliament

The representatives included Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), General Agricultural Workers Union – GAWU of TUC Ghana,  Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation. According to Ms. Victoria Adongo, … Continue reading