Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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

Parliament Meets With CSO/FBOs Over PBB, GMOs, and Post Harvest Loss

February 27, 2018
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Summary of CSO/FBO Position Paper: The Plant Breeders’ Bill

          Summary of CSO/FBO Position Paper: The Plant Breeders’ Bill (2013) Parliamentary Hearing Select Committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs Parliament House, Accra, 27th February, 2018. We are most grateful for the opportunity granted us … Continue reading

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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

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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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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

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May 16, 2016
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Accra to march against Monsanto this Saturday…

  This year’s international March Against Monsanto falls on Saturday, 21st May, 2016.Food Sovereignty Ghana and March Against Monsanto – Accra, have the pleasure to invite you to a silent march through some of the principal streets of Accra to … 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