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Seed Freedom! A last chance to thwart the great African seed grab

Seed Freedom! A last chance to thwart the great African seed grab

By | June 29, 2015 at 2:06 pm | No comments

Ali-Masmadi Jehu-Appiah, 29th June 2015 Nineteen African nations meet today in Arusha, Tanzania, to finalise a 'plant protection' protocol that would open up the continent's seeds to corporate interests, taking away farmers' rights to grow, improve, sell and exchange their...

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Statement On Attempts At Normalising Relations Between The Republic of Cuba And The United States of America

Statement On Attempts At Normalising Relations Between The Republic of Cuba And The United States of America

By | December 23, 2014 at 3:45 pm | One comment

STATEMENT ON ATTEMPTS AT NORMALISING RELATIONS BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF CUBA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA The Socialist Forum of Ghana (SFG) welcomes the belated attempt by the Obama administration to normalize relations between the Republic of Cuba and the United State...

Posted in: Ghana, International Solidarity, News, North America, Situational Awareness

Withdraw The Plant Breeders Bill Now! – CPP

Withdraw The Plant Breeders Bill Now! – CPP

By | October 30, 2014 at 12:19 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_1954" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Convention People's Party, CPP Ghana[/caption] The Convention People's Party (CPP) calls on the Mahama Administration to urgently withdraw the disgraceful Plant Breeders Bill submitted to Parliament by the...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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