Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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

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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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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

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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

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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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December 4, 2015
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Food Sovereignty Ghana Salutes Ghana’s Farmers!!

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) has called on the the authorities to focus more on agroecology rather than biotechnology and patented GM foods with all the associated health, environmental, and socio-economic hazards. In a statement hailing Ghanaian farmers on Farmers’ Day, … Continue reading

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November 10, 2015
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Court Ruling On GMO Case: Why We Intend To Appeal

Food Sovereignty Ghana organized a Press conference today to announce their intention to appeal against the ruling by the Human Rights court, Accra dismissing their application for Interlocutory Injunction on the commercial release of Bt Cowpea and GM rice. Below … Continue reading

FSG Members and supporters in court on Tuesday, 20th October,

October 21, 2015
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Ruling On Ghana’s GMO landmark Case Set For October 29th.

Sir Justice Dennis Adjei the newly appointed judge on the GMO case in Ghana presided over affairs of the high profile case for the first time this morning at the Human Rights Court set the 29th October, 2015 to give … Continue reading