Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) together with other civil society, as well as faith-based organisations in Ghana have waged a consistent and vociferous battle against Ghana’s Plant Variety Protection Bill, based on UPOV 1991 for several years. The International Union for … Continue reading
Category Archives: National Campaign Against UPOV/ Plant Breeders Bill
The Obnoxious Plant Breeders’ Bill Is Back To Parliament!
The Obnoxious Plant Breeders’ Bill Is Back To Parliament! by Food Sovereignty Ghana, July 29, 2020 Press Conference on the Plant Breeders’ Bill#plantbreedersbill #UPOV July 29, 2020 https://t.co/o6mMd0TZU6 — FoodSovereigntyGhana (@FoodSovereignGH) July 29, 2020 It has come to our attention that … Continue reading
May 30, 2020
Plant Breeders’ Bill: FSG Meeting with Government
FSG MEETING WITH THE REGISTRAR GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT & MINISTRY OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE ON THE CALL FOR AMENDMENTS TO THE PLANT BREEDERS BILL, PART ONE (1): https://facebook.com/watch/live/?v=174423600665366… PART TWO (2): https://facebook.com/watch/live/?v=174423600665366… YouTube: FSG Meeting with Government on the Plant Breeders’ Bill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYrnjacmGfU&t=9s
February 27, 2020
BREAKING NEWS! #PlantBreedersBill: National Workshop on the Plant Breeders Bill is currently underway…
BREAKING NEWS! #PlantBreedersBill A two-day National Workshop on the Plant Breeders Bill is currently underway, in Accra organized by the Registrar General’s Department where the reviewed Plant Breeders’ Bill is expected to be presented. Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) only heard … Continue reading
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
March 2, 2018
“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
Summary of CSO/FBO Position Paper: The Plant Breeders’ Bill
Summary of CSO/FBO Position Paper: The Plant Breeders’ Bill (2013) Parliamentary Hearing Select Committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs Parliament House, Accra, 27th February, 2018. We are most grateful for the opportunity granted us … Continue reading
Accra Marches Against Monsanto Today!
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) and hundreds of concerned Ghanaians and a good representation of foreigners will congregate in the La Township of Accra Ghana on Saturday May 20th to observe in solidarity with hundreds of thousands around the world, the … Continue reading
Hon. Osei-Owusu Insults CSOs, FBOs…
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) totally rejects the false impression that the chairman of the Parliamentary Appointments Committee (PAC) Hon. Joseph Osei-Owusu, sought to create during the vetting of Hon. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, that FSG is “misleading various agencies for them to … Continue reading
@JDMahama We told you so!
Dear President @JDMahama You will have to change your stance on #GMOs otherwise, you are definitely going to regret it! #Vote4JM #JMToaso — FoodSovereigntyGhana (@FoodSovereignGH) November 10, 2016 @JDMahama We told you so! https://t.co/b8L4vOF7lY We demand a moratorium on GM … Continue reading