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

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

Dr. Owusu Afiriyie Akoto, Minister-Designate for Food And Agriculture

January 18, 2017
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Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto: A Sinister Choice for GMO Minister!

By Food Sovereignty Ghana Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) stands strongly opposed to the nomination of Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto as Minister-Designate for Food and Agriculture. It has come to our attention that among the list of the ministerial nominees Dr. … Continue reading

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May 24, 2016
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Ghanaians March Against Monsanto in ACCRA

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) joined millions of people worldwide across 6 continents, 56 countries and 452 cities including 16 cities in Africa in the annual march against Monsanto. This year’s march was organized with the support of the Peasant Farmers … Continue reading

Speaker

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

Radio XYZ

March 22, 2016
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Audio – FSG Interview with Radio XYZ on the need for “further consultations” on the Plant Breeders’ Bill

Audio – Interview with Mr. Edwin Baffour Andoh of the Communications Directorate of FSG in an interview with Host, Kweku Vander-Pallen on XYZ 93.1fm in the morning of Wednesday, 16th March 2016. Also in the interview is Honourable George Loh, Vice-Chairperson … 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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October 29, 2015
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Arusha PVP Ratification, Where Are The MPs?

@LordpoQu Yes! They all seem to be hiding! It’s not easy to get their phones/even email addresses! What a very accessible democracy we have! — FoodSovereigntyGhana (@FoodSovereignGH) October 29, 2015   SEARCH FOR THEM! FISH THEM OUT AND LET THEM … Continue reading