Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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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December 7, 2018
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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
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“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

This year's international March Against Monsanto falls on Saturday, 19th May, 2018.

May 20, 2017
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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. Joseph Osei-Owusu, 
Chairman of the Appointments Committee, and First Deputy Speaker of Parliament

March 5, 2017
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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
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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

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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