Hearing continues today at the Accra Human Rights Court over a lawsuit involving Food Sovereignty Ghana & 3 ors Vs National Biosafety Committee & 4 ors. Dr. Jonathan Latham, the second scientific witness of Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), is set … Continue reading
Category Archives: Press Releases and Statements
FSG REJECTS ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S SLEIGHT OF HAND IN FORCING GHANA TO JOIN UPOV 1991
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
Food Sovereignty Ghana goes to court on January 27th 2021
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) will on Wednesday January 27th 2021 appear before the Human Rights High Court One of the Republic of Ghana at 9am. As first plaintiff/applicant, a motion seeking an interlocutory injunction against the defendants to distribute genetically … Continue reading
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
Ghana’s GMO Court Case continues on 30th January 2020
The case involving the commercial release of the first batch of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in three crops in Ghana, is scheduled for hearing at the Accra Human Rights Court on Thursday, 30th January, 2020. Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) and … Continue reading
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
July 10, 2019
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
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
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
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