Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

October 23, 2017
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DISCUSSION PAPER ON LABELLING OF GM FOODS

FDA DISCUSSION PAPER ON LABELLING OF GM FOODS_final draft.pdf  DISCUSSION PAPER ON LABELLING OF GM FOODS_final draft (4) Guidance Questions for Group Interactions on GM food Labelling Decision. (1) (1) PURPOSE: To facilitate a national discussion on labeling of GM derived … Continue reading

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May 9, 2017
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Declaration of the International Meetings of the Resistances to GMOs

International Meetings of the Resistance against GMOs : final declaration Rencontres Internationales des Résistances aux OGM Lorient, Brittany, 30th April 2017 Following the international meetings of convergence of Resistance to GMOs in Ouagadougou, April 2016, [organised by the Collectif citoyen pour … Continue reading

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