Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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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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December 12, 2016
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@JDMahama We told you so!

Dear President @JDMahama You will have to change your stance on #GMOs otherwise, you are definitely going to regret it! #Vote4JM #JMToaso — FoodSovereigntyGhana (@FoodSovereignGH) November 10, 2016 @JDMahama We told you so! https://t.co/b8L4vOF7lY We demand a moratorium on GM … Continue reading

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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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March 2, 2016
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The Protection of Farmers’ Rights and Food Sovereignty in Ghana

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE CSOs AND FARMERS’ PLATFORM ON THE PROTECTION OF FARMERS RIGHTS AND FOOD SOVEREIGNTY OF GHANA Read by Dede Bedu-Addo for the National President of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) Mr. Chairman, Colleague Farmers, Faith-Based … Continue reading