Food Sovereignty Ghana

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

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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

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

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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

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March 2, 2016
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The Protection of Farmers’ Rights and Food Sovereignty in Ghana

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE CSOs AND FARMERS’ PLATFORM ON THE PROTECTION OF FARMERS RIGHTS AND FOOD SOVEREIGNTY OF GHANA Read by Dede Bedu-Addo for the National President of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) Mr. Chairman, Colleague Farmers, Faith-Based … Continue reading