Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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

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

Parliament Meets With CSO/FBOs Over PBB, GMOs, and Post Harvest Loss

February 27, 2018
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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

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September 8, 2017
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GM Technology Is Not What Ghana Needs!

FSG Response to misinformation by National Seed Trade Association by Food Sovereignty Ghana, Friday, 8th September 2017 Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) wishes to respond to the unfortunate utterances by the President of the newly formed National Seed Trade Association of Ghana … Continue reading

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April 17, 2017
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FSG observes the International Day of Peasants’ Struggle

Food Sovereignty Ghana stands in solidarity with all progressive people around the world to salute and celebrate the International Day of Peasants’ struggle.  We fully recognize this distinguished group of humanity who provide the majority of food we consume on … Continue reading

Hon. Joseph Osei-Owusu, 
Chairman of the Appointments Committee, and First Deputy Speaker of Parliament

March 5, 2017
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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

Embrace biotech to boost agric production" — Professor Walter Sandow Alhassan, Director of Biotechnology and Stewardship for Sustainable Agriculture in West Africa (BBSSA), speaking at a seed seminar in Kumasi. Source: - Graphic Online - | 30 July 2016: https://t.co/Ia9WgyQKWA

August 17, 2016
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Why Is Prof. Alhassan Misleading Ghanaians About GMOs?

Food Sovereignty Ghana has been taken aback by extremely bizarre claims made recently by Professor Walter Sandow Alhassan, the Director of Biotechnology and Stewardship for Sustainable Agriculture in West Africa (BSSA), at a seminar on “improved seeds” jointly organised by … Continue reading