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Local Seeds Farmers Will Become Jobless with The Introduction of GMOs

The Leadership of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) on Monday said the introduction of GMOs will not only deprive the country of...
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...
Anti Gmo

Agric Minister Say Ghana Doesn’t Need GMOs

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture, (MOFA) Wednesday stated that Ghana does not need Genetically Modified foods because it can rely...
GMO Crops

GMOs, Intensive Agriculture Policy And Environmental Sustainability Towards Achieving The SDGs In Ghana’s

Agricultural Sector Genetically Modified crops are seen as a controversial issue in Ghana’s agriculture discourse. As an environmental management person, I bet to differ. At...
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...

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...
GMOs AND NON-GMOs

GMOs Poses No Threats To Human Health – Dr. Ampadu

Dr. Richard Ampadu Ameyaw, a Senior Scientist at the Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI) and OFAB Ghana Coordinator, has said political reporting...
GMOs AND NON-GMOs

Rejoinder: GMOs Do Not Cause Cancer

We write to you from Alliance for Science Ghana, seeking to clarify some factual inaccuracies and deliberately cooked untruth churned out by one Dr....
GMOs AND NON-GMOs

Science Is A Good Servant But A Bad Cook

Science has surrounded us with enough tribute to the fantastic service it has rendered mankind so far. Not only has science given us electricity, but...
Mr. ​Edwin Kweku Andoh Baffour, Communications Directorate, FSG, second from left, in a chat with Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation.

GMO Seminar: Food Sovereignty Ghana Defends Its Stand

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) on Tuesday morning April 10 participated in a seminar organised by the National Bio Safety Authority (NBA) at the Teachers...

Appointments Committee Did A poor Job Vetting Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) wishes to thank the Parliamentary Appointments Committee for raising our objections to the nomination of Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto...
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EU & US consumers want regulation and labeling on GMO products

The Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD), a network of 77 EU and U.S. consumer organisations, today published a new resolution on consumer concerns about new...
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...
Professor Walter Sandow Alhassan

GMOs: Prof. Alhassan in a business of misleading Ghanaians

Food Sovereignty Ghana has been taken aback by extremely bizarre claims made recently by Professor Walter Sandow Alhassan, the Director of Biotechnology and Stewardship...
GMO Crops

CSOs stance and scientist support for the adoption of GMOs

According to the scientists, Ghana must also consider mainstreaming biotechnology into its crop and animal improvement plans to guarantee sustainable food security for the...
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...
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...
GMO Crops

Kenyan medics defends genetically modified food

There is no scientific evidence to illustrate genetically modified organisms (GMOs) could trigger terminal illnesses like cancer or diabetes, Kenyan medics said on Monday....
Hilal-Elver

UN Representative Concludes Mission On GMOs

A UNITED Nations (UN) representative undertaking a weeklong visit to the Philippines expressed her opposition to the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as...
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...

Russian Leader Signs RF Code Of Administrative Offenses Into Law

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the RF Code of Administrative Offenses into law, including a new article establishing liability for the violation of...
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG)

FSG’s fight against GMO?s on course

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG), a food advocacy organisation, on Tuesday noted that there are unrelenting attempts to impose genetically modified organisms (GMOs) food on...
Monsanto

GMO Peddlers Imposition On Unsuspecting Ghanaians

by Food Sovereignty Ghana Food Sovereignty Ghana wishes to alert the public concerning the unrelenting attempts to impose GMOs on Ghanaians. The Plant Breeders Bill...
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...
and thought

Standing In Support Of All Three:Nana-Addo,GMOs & Plant Breeders’ Bill?

My brothers and sisters, I has been some time that several well-meaning citizens have been calling on the leader of Ghana's main opposition party to...
GMO Crops

Help demystify use of GMOs ? Scientist

Governments?in Africa have been urged to help demystify the use of biotechnology in crop production to enable the continent to become self-sufficient in food...
Gmo

Concerns About Plant Breeders Bill Rages On

By Food Sovereignty Ghana Parliament still appears determined to defy democracy, defy the will of the Ghanaian people, and pass the Plant Breeders Bill. The...

Unceasing fight against GMOs in?Ghana

Big Agriculture has targeted Africa with GMOs. Monsanto and friends, with USAID, are targeting several African countries as insertion points, and Ghana is one...