Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

February 1, 2020
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Ghana’s first GMO Court Case adjourned to February 18

Ghana's first GMO Court Case adjourned to February 18,At 1pm, at the Accra Human Rights Court, Court Room 2, Second Floor, The Law Courts Complex, John Evans Atta Mills High St, Accra: https://t.co/3SpShcmiAgSUIT NO. HRC/43/15: Food Sovereignty Ghana & 3 … 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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February 2, 2017
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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

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

Dr. Owusu Afiriyie Akoto, Minister-Designate for Food And Agriculture

January 18, 2017
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Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto: A Sinister Choice for GMO Minister!

By Food Sovereignty Ghana Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) stands strongly opposed to the nomination of Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto as Minister-Designate for Food and Agriculture. It has come to our attention that among the list of the ministerial nominees Dr. … Continue reading

FSG Members and supporters in court on Tuesday, 20th October,

October 21, 2015
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Ruling On Ghana’s GMO landmark Case Set For October 29th.

Sir Justice Dennis Adjei the newly appointed judge on the GMO case in Ghana presided over affairs of the high profile case for the first time this morning at the Human Rights Court set the 29th October, 2015 to give … Continue reading

FSG in Court 2nd April

October 11, 2015
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Ghana’s Landmark GMO Case Reconvenes on Monday 12 October

The Human Rights Division of the High Court in Accra is scheduled to reconvene the case submitted by lead plaintiffs Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) seeking an injunction on the commercialization and release of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in Ghana on … Continue reading

FSG in Court 2nd April

July 22, 2015
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Ghana’s Landmark GMO Case Adjourned To October 12, 2015

The human rights division of the High Court in Accra was today scheduled to hear the case submitted by lead plaintiffs Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG). The case which sought to place an injunction on the commercialization and release of Genetically … Continue reading

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July 14, 2015
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Stop ARIPO! FSG on Blakk Rasta’s last show

Please find attached the sound bytes from the above interview which ironically was his last show and we were the last to appear on it.  We had no clue he was about to resign but now in hindsight we admire … Continue reading

July 9, 2015
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GMO Case: Court Grants CPP Request

The Human Rights Division of the High Court in Accra today reconvened to hear the case filed by lead plaintiffs Food Sovereignty Ghana against the Ministry of Food & Agriculture, The National Bio Safety Committee as well  the newly inaugurated … Continue reading