Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

Dr. Owusu Afiriyie Akoto, Minister-Designate for Food And Agriculture,

January 14, 2017
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Is The Minister-Designate For Agriculture Is A GMO Shill?

“…Ghana imports 150 thousand metric tons of poultry products every year and most of that are coming from America, Brazil and Europe. Where do you think those chickens are fed from? They are fed from genetically modified grains. So, we … Continue reading

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December 12, 2016
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@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

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May 24, 2016
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Ghanaians March Against Monsanto in ACCRA

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) joined millions of people worldwide across 6 continents, 56 countries and 452 cities including 16 cities in Africa in the annual march against Monsanto. This year’s march was organized with the support of the Peasant Farmers … Continue reading

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May 16, 2016
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Accra to march against Monsanto this Saturday…

  This year’s international March Against Monsanto falls on Saturday, 21st May, 2016.Food Sovereignty Ghana and March Against Monsanto – Accra, have the pleasure to invite you to a silent march through some of the principal streets of Accra to … Continue reading

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April 27, 2016
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Replace Plant Breeders’ Bill With A “Sui Generis” PVP System.

Food Sovereignty Ghana calls on Parliament to completely withdraw the UPOV-compliant Plant Breeders’ Bill and replace it with a “sui generis” plant variety protection (PVP) system suitable to our conditions. This call has become necessary in the light of the … Continue reading

Speaker

March 29, 2016
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Publish Report On “Consultations” Over Plant Breeder’s Bill!

Food Sovereignty Ghana calls on the Speaker to order publication of a report on the “consultations” that the Select-Committee on Constitutional, Legal, and Parliamentary Affairs undertook, following his request for “further consultations” with stake-holders on the Plant Breeders’ Bill when … Continue reading

Radio XYZ

March 22, 2016
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Audio – FSG Interview with Radio XYZ on the need for “further consultations” on the Plant Breeders’ Bill

Audio – Interview with Mr. Edwin Baffour Andoh of the Communications Directorate of FSG in an interview with Host, Kweku Vander-Pallen on XYZ 93.1fm in the morning of Wednesday, 16th March 2016. Also in the interview is Honourable George Loh, Vice-Chairperson … Continue reading

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March 15, 2016
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Parliament Must Respect Their Own Word On the Plant Breeders’ Bill.

Copied also to the Media and the Clerk of the House: clerk@parliament.gh Food Sovereignty Ghana is stunned to learn that the Plant Breeders’ Bill is returning to the floor of Parliament without the promised consultation with stake-holders as ordered by the Speaker … Continue reading

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March 2, 2016
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The Protection of Farmers’ Rights and Food Sovereignty in Ghana

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE CSOs AND FARMERS’ PLATFORM ON THE PROTECTION OF FARMERS RIGHTS AND FOOD SOVEREIGNTY OF GHANA Read by Dede Bedu-Addo for the National President of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) Mr. Chairman, Colleague Farmers, Faith-Based … Continue reading