Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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July 3, 2021
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FSG REJECTS ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S SLEIGHT OF HAND IN FORCING GHANA TO JOIN UPOV 1991

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

Withdraw the Plant Breeders' Bill!

July 29, 2020
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The Obnoxious Plant Breeders’ Bill Is Back To Parliament!

The Obnoxious Plant Breeders’ Bill Is Back To Parliament! by Food Sovereignty Ghana, July 29, 2020 Press Conference on the Plant Breeders’ Bill#plantbreedersbill #UPOV July 29, 2020 https://t.co/o6mMd0TZU6 — FoodSovereigntyGhana (@FoodSovereignGH) July 29, 2020 It has come to our attention that … Continue reading

Front row L-R Ras Zewu, Edwin Baffour, George Tetteh Wayoe, Samia Yaba Nkrumah, Bright Awketey.
Back row L-R Pascal Kudiabor (PFAG), Ras Aswad, Jonathan Welberg(Assistant to Bright)

January 20, 2020
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Ghana’s GMO Court Case continues on 30th January 2020

The case involving the commercial release of the first batch of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in three crops in Ghana, is scheduled for hearing at the Accra Human Rights Court on Thursday, 30th January, 2020. Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) and … Continue reading

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December 6, 2019
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Food Sovereignty Ghana Salutes All Farmers of the Nation!

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) salutes all farmers of the nation on this 35th edition of Farmers Day. Indeed we acknowledge and recognise the unique contribution that farmers make to our daily lives and general welfare. As a predominantly agrarian society … Continue reading

Front row L-R Ras Zewu, Edwin Baffour, George Tetteh Wayoe, Samia Yaba Nkrumah, Bright Awketey.
Back row L-R Pascal Kudiabor (PFAG), Ras Aswad, Jonathan Welberg(Assistant to Bright)

July 10, 2019
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Supreme Court rules in favour of Food Sovereignty Ghana!

Accra, July 9, 2019 Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Supreme Court today in a case in which one of the defendants sought to challenge a High Court ruling on the court’s jurisdiction to hear a petition brought before … Continue reading

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July 6, 2019
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GMO Case Goes To The Supreme Court

Ghana’s landmark GMO Court case in which Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) is suing the government of Ghana over the commercialization of genetically modified Bt cowpeas and GM rice goes to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, the 9th of July, 2019, … Continue reading

FSG in Court 2nd April

March 7, 2019
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GMO Court Case: Hearing On March 11

  GMO Court Case: Hearing On March 11 by Food Sovereignty Ghana, March 7, 2019  Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appears before the Accra Human Rights High Court on Monday, 11 March 2019, over the first GMO case in Ghana, in which … Continue reading

Banku and okro soup deaths: Death toll rises to six  https://t.co/ykqrPKGVA9

March 4, 2019
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Chlorpyrifos Pesticides: Is the Government “Planting For Food And Death”?

Exactly a year ago today, on 4th March, 2018, news broke out in Ghana, that “four persons have died at Akakpokope, a village in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region after consuming popular delicacy, banku and okro soup. … Continue reading

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February 13, 2019
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GMO Court Case Adjourned To March 11

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Accra Human Rights High Court on Tuesday, 12 February 2019, in Ghana’s first landmark case concerning biotechnology, which is challenging the commercial release of Bt cowpea and GM rice, as well as the … Continue reading