Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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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

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October 19, 2015
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Food Sovereignty Ghana Marks World Food Day

Food Sovereignty Ghana over the weekend took part in several activities to mark this years World Food Day in line with their objective of ensuring that wholesome food is sustainably available for Ghanaians. An important reason why we were happy … Continue reading

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October 14, 2015
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Food Sovereignty Ghana Supports Food For All Ghana To Mark World Food Day With The Longest Table In The World

Joint Press Statement: FSG and Food 4 All Ghana, Accra, Wednesday, 14 October, 2015 Food Sovereignty Ghana supports Food for All Ghana in it’s quest to build West Africa’s first food bank in Ghana to create sustainable means of nutrition … Continue reading

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October 13, 2015
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Court Case Against Commercialisation GM Rice and Bt Cowpeas Postponed

The Human Rights Division of the High Court in Accra was scheduled to reconvene the case submitted by lead plaintiffs Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) seeking an injunction on the commercialization and release of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in Ghana on … Continue reading