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Stronger plant variety protection may threaten the right to food

Stronger plant variety protection may threaten the right to food

By | October 9, 2014 at 2:01 pm | No comments

Governments in industrial countries regularly put pressure on developing countries to introduce stringent plant variety protection (PVP) regimes and to adhere to the 1991 Act of the UPOV Convention, without duly considering its consequences on the enjoyment of human rights...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, News, OUR CAMPAIGNS, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

Progress in the New Alliance? Not in support of small-scale food producers

Progress in the New Alliance? Not in support of small-scale food producers

By | September 21, 2014 at 5:57 pm | No comments

Call of G7/G8 Civil Society Organizations to their Governments on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in Africa More than two years after the launch of the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, what we have seen of its ‘progress’ does not change...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Networking, News, OUR CAMPAIGNS, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives, Uncategorized

Mobilizing for a successful 8th Pan African Congress in Accra

Mobilizing for a successful 8th Pan African Congress in Accra

By | September 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | No comments

By Isaac Dadzie If things go on well according to plan, over 300 delegates from around the world will gather at the Accra International Conference Centre on the 27th and 28th of October this year to deliberate on critical areas of interest relating to the development and...

Posted in: Africa, Europe, International Solidarity, Latin America, Middle East, Networking, News, North America, OUR CAMPAIGNS, Self-Mobilisation, Situational Awareness, South Asia, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

Dr. Vandana Shiva Is Visiting Ghana!

Dr. Vandana Shiva Is Visiting Ghana!

By | June 2, 2014 at 2:54 am | No comments

By Food Sovereignty Ghana, May 29, 2014 Dr. Vandana Shiva is embarking on a three-nation tour in Africa of which we are most fortunate to be included. The tour will take Dr. Shiva to Zimbabawe, then to Ghana, and end in Tanzania. Dr. Shiva will arrive in Ghana in the evening of...

Posted in: Africa, Ghana, International Solidarity, Networking, News, OUR CAMPAIGNS, Self-Mobilisation, Situational Awareness, Tanzania, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives, Zimbabwe

ECOWAS EPA AND WTO-COMPATIBILITY

ECOWAS EPA AND WTO-COMPATIBILITY

By | May 9, 2014 at 2:21 pm | One comment

Economic Justice Network - Ghana POLICY BRIEF ECOWAS EPA AND WTO-COMPATIBILITY Introduction People-including government officials, European Union (EU) representatives and some think tanks say that Ghana has no choice other than sign the regional Economic Partnership...

Posted in: Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, International Solidarity, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Networking, News, Nigeria, OUR CAMPAIGNS, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives, Togo