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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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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...

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...

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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...

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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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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...

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