Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

February 16, 2017
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Parliament Distorts Opposition To Plant Breeders’ Bill!

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) is deeply concerned about utterances from the Chairman of the Appointments Committee, and First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Joseph Osei-Owusu, when the issue of the Plant Breeders’ Bill was raised during the vetting of Hon. … Continue reading

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February 2, 2017
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Memorandum Calling for the Rejection of Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister-designate for Food and Agriculture

Memorandum To Parliament of Ghana From: Food Sovereignty Ghana To: Rt. Hon Speaker, Parliament of Ghana First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Joseph Osei Owusu, Chairman of Appointments Committee of Parliament 1. We at Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) a grass-roots … Continue reading

Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto as Minister-Designate for Food and Agriculture.

January 29, 2017
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Parliament Did A Shoddy Job Vetting “GMO Minister”!

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) wishes to thank the Parliamentary Appointments Committee for raising our objections to the nomination of Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto as Minister-Designate for Food and Agriculture. However, we cannot hide our complete disappointment in the manner … Continue reading

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December 13, 2016
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FSG Congratulates President-Elect Nana Akufo-Addo

Food Sovereignty Ghana congratulates Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President-Elect in the just-ended Presidential election of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. We also congratulate His Excellency, President John Mahama for gracefully conceding defeat and once more, ensuring that Ghana’s transition … Continue reading

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June 24, 2015
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The ARIPO PVP Protocol is a tool for the foreign takeover of Ghana’s agriculture

Ghanaian citizens have so far prevented the passage of the Plant Breeders Bill, a UPOV-91-compliant law that would strip Ghanaian farmers of their rights to their own seeds. But there is worse coming from the African Regional Intellectual Property Association … Continue reading

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December 8, 2014
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GMO Peddlers – Fake Debates and Staged Symposia!

Food Sovereignty Ghana wishes to alert the public concerning the unrelenting attempts to impose GMOs on Ghanaians. The Plant Breeders Bill (PBB) has suffered a setback in Parliament, due mostly to the robust workings of Ghanaian democracy. A majority of … Continue reading

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November 19, 2014
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Investigate Bagbin Over Plant Breeders’ Bill!

By Food sovereignty Ghana, 18 November, 2014 We wish to condemn in no uncertain terms, the attempts by the Majority Leader and Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, to distort and misrepresent our objections … Continue reading