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Interrelations between the International Treaty and relevant instruments of UPOV and WIPO.

Interrelations between the International Treaty and relevant instruments of UPOV and WIPO.

By | March 2, 2016 at 7:26 pm | No comments

29th February 2016 Dr. Shakeel Bhatti Secretary International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) Interrelations between the International Treaty and relevant instruments of UPOV and WIPO. Dear Mr. Bhatti, In 2014, 54 civil society and...

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8th Pan African Congress Legacy Project

8th Pan African Congress Legacy Project

By | October 18, 2015 at 11:08 pm | One comment

  Press Release   A Pan Africa Congress Legacy Project has been launched to deal with the outcomes of the recently concluded 8th Pan African Congress held in Accra in March, 2015. Among other outcomes, the Project aims to promote the ideals of great Pan...

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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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A Message To EAFF

A Message To EAFF

By | April 12, 2015 at 8:54 pm | No comments

Hi Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF), your decision to join the Leadership Council of the "New Alliance for the Imposition of GMOs on Africa" is a SHAMEFUL sell-out and an unconscionable BETRAYAL of all of us!Posted by Pan-Africanist International on Saturday, 11 April...

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RESOLUTIONS OF THE 8TH PAN AFRICAN CONGRESS

RESOLUTIONS OF THE 8TH PAN AFRICAN CONGRESS

By | March 20, 2015 at 11:37 pm | No comments

The Pan African Congress was held 21 years after the previous one. Its resolutions capture the Congress’s desire to re-ignite the Pan African spirit, enthuse commitment to our African identity and inject energy into the Pan-African Movement. ACCRA, GHANA, 5 - 7 MARCH...

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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...

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CALL FOR PAPERS TOWARDS THE 8TH PAN-AFRICAN CONGRESS

CALL FOR PAPERS TOWARDS THE 8TH PAN-AFRICAN CONGRESS

By | December 19, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments

Since 1900, the seven Pan African Congresses have provided moments for new vision and collective action towards freedom, justice and unity. The 7th PAC was attended by a new generation of young leaders, where are they now? What leadership does Africa need now? With 65% of...

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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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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...

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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...

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