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Ghana Government Must Be Coherent On GMO Policy

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) urgently calls on the government to be coherent in its policy on the introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMO) into...
Gmos Foods

OFAB Maintains That GMO Foods are Safe for Consumption

Mr Enoch Ilori, the Project Officer for Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB), has said there is no record in any country...
GMO Crops

Civil groups reject plans to reintroduce genetically modified crops in Zambia

Thirty-one civil society organizations aligned to the agriculture sector on Thursday said they will fight all attempts to introduce genetically modified crops by authorities...

GMO Seeds Cannot Be Planted – PFAG

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has rebutted claims by the Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) that seeds from...

Why Ghanaian farmers should reject GMOs

What are they? GMOs - Genetically Modified Organisms can be defined as organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way...

Ghana not ready for GMOs, smallholder farmers warn

Leaders of a group of smallholder farmers in Ghana numbering about 250,000 at meeting in Mion have expressed reservation about the posture of the...
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Smallholder farmers in Ghana reject GMOs

Leaders of a group of smallholder farmers in Ghana numbering about 250,000 at meeting in Mion have expressed reservation about the posture of the...
Agriculture

Ghana Must Say Yes to Genetically Modified Foods – Professor

He said it was time the country ignored the “wild” stories about the technology and adopted it to produce more food cheaply to eliminate...
Gmo

Heading for the 2016 polls in Ghana V

Agriculture plays a vital role in development because it feeds populations and industries, and generates foreign exchange earnings as well. Cocoa, for instance, has...
Biotechnology

Zambia introduces legal framework to govern biotechnology

Minister of Higher Education, Michael Kaingu, said the establishment of the Bio-safety law puts the country on a strong footing to tackle genetically modified...
Gmo

Green advocates plan anti-GMOs demo as Kenya marks world food day

The demo which will coincide with the World Food Day to be marked on Friday will press the government to tighten biosafety regulations to...
Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer solutions for men

Sometimes, when I hear people chastising Oheneba Ntim Barima for advocating on good eating habits, I laugh at those who think he is not...

CPP application granted in GMO case

An Accra Fast Track High Court has granted the application filed by the Convention People's Party (CPP) to join the case involving Food Sovereignty...
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG)

Court Adjourns FSG Case To May 11

An Accra Fast Track High Court, has adjourned to May 11, the case involving Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), the Attorney General (A-G) and the...

GMO products banned in Ghana

A Fast Track High Court has ordered the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to halt all the production and sale of Genetically Modified products...
GMO Crops

Brouhaha over GM foods: Civil society group sues Ghana government

By Francis Tandoh Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), a civil society group, has filed a writ of summons at a high court here against the National...

Reject Claims against GMOs by Anti-GMO Groups – fmr. CSIR Boss warns Farmers

Story by Joseph Kobla Wemakor The Former Director General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Ghana (CSIR)?Prof. Walter Sandow Alhassan has warned farmers...
GMO

Stakeholders dialogue on GMO policy

A policy symposium on the need to collate views to push forward the adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) by Ghana was held in...
GMO Crops

Can Ghana Ever Have A Sustainable Agriculture?

By Kwesi Atta Sakyi 28th November 2014 With the spotlight now on the critical issue of climate change due to global warming, it has become highly...

Ghanaian queen mothers slums Plant Breeders Bill

The Queenmothers Association in the Brong Ahafo has appealed against the passage of the Plant Breeders Bill and the promotion of Genetically Modified Organisms...
GMO Crops

Call For The Outright Rejection Of GMOs

The call for the outright rejection of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) or its acceptance without the assessment of its associated potentials is inappropriate, the...
Gmo

Who Is Who: Biotech And GM Crops Debate?

The introduction of biotech in agriculture/genetically modified (GM) crops has sparked a loud global debate. The debate is about the safety, among others, of...

World Health Organisation Defines GMOs

By: Dr Peter Twumasi The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered...
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Genetically modified organisms confuses journalists

Journalists who a participated in? a day?s sensitisation workshop on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) seemingly ended up getting more confused after they had been...

Save Your Prostate Men! Avoid GMOs

Can someone guess the end product of splicing in new genes and eating that product for several generations? However, according to Smith?s research, what...

Feeding The World With Genetically Modified Organisms

Seed diversity around the world comes from the work and research of peasant farmers over the centuries, saving seeds, and selecting those varieties that...