Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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April 18, 2022
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Testbiotech comment on risk assessment and confined field trials with genetically engineered Bt cowpea conducted in Ghana

  Testbiotech comment on risk assessment and confined field trials with genetically engineered Bt cowpea conducted in Ghana Independent Expert Opinion, authored by Dr. Christoph Then and M.Sc. Juliana Miyazaki final_expert_opinion_GM _cowpea_edited (1)

February 22, 2022
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Human Rights Court Hears Ghana’s First GMO Case

Accra, Monday 21 February, 2022 Ghana’s first trial on the introduction of genetically modified foods into our agriculture.The case for Food Sovereignty Ghana & 3 ors Vs National Biosafety Committee & 4 ors, SUIT NO. HRC/43/15, appeared before the Human … Continue reading

Front row L-R Ras Zewu, Edwin Baffour, George Tetteh Wayoe, Samia Yaba Nkrumah, Bright Awketey.
Back row L-R Pascal Kudiabor (PFAG), Ras Aswad, Jonathan Welberg(Assistant to Bright)

January 20, 2020
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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

Front row L-R Ras Zewu, Edwin Baffour, George Tetteh Wayoe, Samia Yaba Nkrumah, Bright Awketey.
Back row L-R Pascal Kudiabor (PFAG), Ras Aswad, Jonathan Welberg(Assistant to Bright)

July 10, 2019
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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

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July 6, 2019
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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

May 18, 2019
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Solidarity with March Against Monsanto Accra Saturday 18th May

Solidarity with March Against Monsanto Accra Saturday 18th May Good morning, Ladies and gentlemen of the press, friends and members of Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG).  I would like to start by thanking you sincerely for honouring our invitation this morning.  I must also hasten … Continue reading

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February 13, 2019
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GMO Court Case Adjourned To March 11

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Accra Human Rights High Court on Tuesday, 12 February 2019, in Ghana’s first landmark case concerning biotechnology, which is challenging the commercial release of Bt cowpea and GM rice, as well as the … Continue reading

November 1, 2018
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GMO Court Case Faces Another Hurdle

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Human Rights Court in Accra on Wednesday October 31st 2018, for the continuation of the case, Food Sovereignty Ghana & 3 ors Vs National Biosafety Committee & 4 ors, against the commercialisation of … Continue reading