Africa

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

Climate Change, Foreign Assistance, and Food Sovereignty in Ghana

Climate Change, Foreign Assistance, and Food Sovereignty in Ghana

By | May 4, 2014 at 5:23 pm | No comments

by Joeva Rock Recent reports on climate change have continuously stressed the unequal burden small states experience in comparison to their relatively low energy consumption. For many developing and low-income nations, this imbalanced and undue drain is the continuance of...

Posted in: Africa, Ghana, International Solidarity, News, OUR CAMPAIGNS, Situational Awareness

Ghana’s Plant Breeders Bill Lacks Legitimacy! It Must Be Revised

Ghana’s Plant Breeders Bill Lacks Legitimacy! It Must Be Revised

By | February 20, 2014 at 11:28 am | No comments

Organizations from Africa and around the world petition Ghana's Parliament on the Plant Breeder's Bill... 20th February 2014 Rt. Hon. Speaker of the House, Edward Korbly Doe Adjaho, The Hon. Chairperson, Parliamentary Select Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs,...

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

SFG STATEMENT ON THE US EMBASSY’S CALL ON GHANA TO CONDEMN SYRIA

By | September 6, 2013 at 5:44 pm | One comment

SOCIALIST FORUM OF GHANA (SFG)   P. o. Box NT 272,   Accra-Newtown,   Accra.   September 6, 2013.   STATEMENT ON THE US EMBASSY’S CALL ON GHANA TO CONDEMN SYRIA   The United States is at it again; doing what it does best-bullying...

Posted in: Algeria, Ghana, Middle East, News, Situational Awareness

Twenty Years of Insightful Service To Ghana And Africa!

Twenty Years of Insightful Service To Ghana And Africa!

By | September 3, 2013 at 10:46 pm | No comments

By Ali-Masmadi Jehu-Appiah I have been meaning to do my own reflections of the 20th anniversary of the Insight Newspaper, but I kept postponing it, as each time I tried to put my ideas together, so many things race to the fore, competing for priority. It is a duty I felt for...

Posted in: Africa, Ghana, News

Africa’s Food Sovereignty Under Attack By Corporate Interests – AFSA

Africa’s Food Sovereignty Under Attack By Corporate Interests – AFSA

By | August 15, 2013 at 4:31 pm | No comments

AFSA Press Release 15th August 2013 ____________________________________________________________________ Africa’s Food Sovereignty Under Attack By Corporate Interests   Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), a coalition of pan-African networks, with...

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

African Food Alliance Meets in Ethiopia to Oppose GM Imposition

African Food Alliance Meets in Ethiopia to Oppose GM Imposition

By | August 9, 2013 at 10:11 pm | No comments

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) will next week meet in Ethiopia to discuss strategies for resistance against genetically modified (GM) seeds. AFSA is a Pan African platform comprising networks and farmer organisations working in Africa including...

Posted in: Africa, International Solidarity, Self-Mobilisation, Situational Awareness, The Pan-Africanist Imperatives

Group Calls For A Temporary Ban On GM Foods.

Group Calls For A Temporary Ban On GM Foods.

By | June 20, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

"Ghana must urgently place a moratorium on the cultivation, importation and consumption of genetically modified foods." The call is contained in an appeal by Food Sovereignty Ghana, a Ghanaian grass-roots food advocacy movement, after credible reports of the start of...

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

G8 “Hunger Summit” initiative rejected by African civil society!

G8 “Hunger Summit” initiative rejected by African civil society!

By | June 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm | No comments

 - Corporate takeover of agriculture & land will increase hunger, groups claim Abidjan, Addis Ababa, Algiers, Harare, Mombasa, 3rd June 2013   At the heart of the leading initiatives to “modernise” African agriculture is a drive to open markets and...

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