Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) together with other civil society, as well as faith-based organisations in Ghana have waged a consistent and vociferous battle against Ghana’s Plant Variety Protection Bill, based on UPOV 1991 for several years. The International Union for … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Plant Breeder’s Bill
May 30, 2020
Plant Breeders’ Bill: FSG Meeting with Government
FSG MEETING WITH THE REGISTRAR GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT & MINISTRY OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE ON THE CALL FOR AMENDMENTS TO THE PLANT BREEDERS BILL, PART ONE (1): https://facebook.com/watch/live/?v=174423600665366… PART TWO (2): https://facebook.com/watch/live/?v=174423600665366… YouTube: FSG Meeting with Government on the Plant Breeders’ Bill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYrnjacmGfU&t=9s
FSG Is Meeting With Government On The Plant Breeders’ Bill
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) is meeting with the government this Friday, 29th May 2020, on the Plant Breeders’ Bill. This follows an invitation by the Registrar-General for meeting “as a follow-up to the workshop on Ghana’s Plant Breeders’ Bill which … Continue reading
May 18, 2019
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
FSG Salutes ALL Farmers & Fisher folk on National Farmers Day 2018.
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) joins millions of Ghanaians in celebrating the 2018 National Farmers Day. We fully recognize these key stakeholders of our society who are more often than not, overlooked when it comes to policy-making. This distinguished group of … Continue reading
March 2, 2018
“Ghana’s Plant Breeders Bill Lacks Legitimacy! It Must Be Revised!” – CSOs Tell Parliament
The representatives included Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), General Agricultural Workers Union – GAWU of TUC Ghana, Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation. According to Ms. Victoria Adongo, … Continue reading
Accra Marches Against Monsanto Today!
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) and hundreds of concerned Ghanaians and a good representation of foreigners will congregate in the La Township of Accra Ghana on Saturday May 20th to observe in solidarity with hundreds of thousands around the world, the … Continue reading
Hon. Osei-Owusu Insults CSOs, FBOs…
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) totally rejects the false impression that the chairman of the Parliamentary Appointments Committee (PAC) Hon. Joseph Osei-Owusu, sought to create during the vetting of Hon. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, that FSG is “misleading various agencies for them to … Continue reading
February 16, 2017
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
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