As you might know, between 17th and 29th November 2018, there will be really big set of international meetings (negotiations) taking place under the auspices of the Convention on Biological Diversity also known as COP 14 and the Cartagena Protocol … Continue reading
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May 16, 2018
March Against Monsanto Accra Saturday 19th May
This year’s international March Against Monsanto falls on Saturday, 19th May, 2018. Food Sovereignty Ghana and March Against Monsanto – Accra, have the pleasure to invite you to a march through some of the principal streets of Accra to highlight … Continue reading
January 30, 2018
Ghana’s GM-Lobby Loses Debate On #GMOs!
Following a successful debate on the topic, “Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe To Eat?” held at the Obed Asamoah Conference Room of Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, 13th December, 2017, Food Sovereignty Ghana was again invited today, Tuesday, 16th … Continue reading
Re: GMO Foods Are Safe To Eat – Scientist
The attention of Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) has been drawn to a publication on Tuesday, 24 October, 2017 by the Ghanaian Times, in which a research scientist at the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy … Continue reading
October 23, 2017
DISCUSSION PAPER ON LABELLING OF GM FOODS
FDA DISCUSSION PAPER ON LABELLING OF GM FOODS_final draft.pdf DISCUSSION PAPER ON LABELLING OF GM FOODS_final draft (4) Guidance Questions for Group Interactions on GM food Labelling Decision. (1) (1) PURPOSE: To facilitate a national discussion on labeling of GM derived … Continue reading
Declaration of the International Meetings of the Resistances to GMOs
International Meetings of the Resistance against GMOs : final declaration Rencontres Internationales des Résistances aux OGM Lorient, Brittany, 30th April 2017 Following the international meetings of convergence of Resistance to GMOs in Ouagadougou, April 2016, [organised by the Collectif citoyen pour … 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
Memorandum Calling for the Rejection of Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister-designate for Food and Agriculture
Memorandum To Parliament of Ghana From: Food Sovereignty Ghana To: Rt. Hon Speaker, Parliament of Ghana First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Joseph Osei Owusu, Chairman of Appointments Committee of Parliament 1. We at Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) a grass-roots … 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
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