Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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December 6, 2019
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Food Sovereignty Ghana Salutes All Farmers of the Nation!

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) salutes all farmers of the nation on this 35th edition of Farmers Day. Indeed we acknowledge and recognise the unique contribution that farmers make to our daily lives and general welfare. As a predominantly agrarian society … Continue reading

Front row L-R Ras Zewu, Edwin Baffour, George Tetteh Wayoe, Samia Yaba Nkrumah, Bright Awketey.
Back row L-R Pascal Kudiabor (PFAG), Ras Aswad, Jonathan Welberg(Assistant to Bright)

July 10, 2019
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Supreme Court rules in favour of Food Sovereignty Ghana!

Accra, July 9, 2019 Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Supreme Court today in a case in which one of the defendants sought to challenge a High Court ruling on the court’s jurisdiction to hear a petition brought before … Continue reading

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July 6, 2019
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GMO Case Goes To The Supreme Court

Ghana’s landmark GMO Court case in which Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) is suing the government of Ghana over the commercialization of genetically modified Bt cowpeas and GM rice goes to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, the 9th of July, 2019, … 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

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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

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