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Zambia intercepts 500 DRC trucks with GMO mealie meal

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Authorities in Zambia on Tuesday intercepted 500 trucks laden with genetically modified (GMO) mealie meal destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ...
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Ghana’s Christian leaders kick against GMO

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Christian leaders in Ghana have kicked against the introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops, with some urging government to halt its introduction into the...
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FSG sues gov’t over commercialization of GMO

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Ghana’s landmark GMO Court case in which Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) is suing the government of Ghana over the commercialization of genetically modified Bt...
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Ghana’s Agric Minister bows to anti GMO pressure

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Ghana does not need genetically modified organism (GMO) to ensure food sufficiency and security, as the knowledge it has accumulated in the discovery of...
Stop gmo vector illustration. Creative concept with stop GMO slogan and wheat plants.

GM crops won’t help Ghanaian farmers

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The UK's environment minister says GM crops will help combat hunger in developing countries.  But Owen Paterson is wrong Last week we heard that Owen...

Bill Gates hires 400 “science ambassadors and journalists” to push GMO in Ghana

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The Gates Foundation is funding a campaign to “end world hunger” by promoting GMO technology. The organization has hired 400 “science ambassadors” to influence...

GMO Seeds Cannot Be Planted – PFAG

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has rebutted claims by the Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) that seeds from...

MIT Scientist Uncovers Link Between Glyphosate, GMOs And The Autism Epidemic

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Autism is one of humanity’s most mysterious afflictions. The disorder, which can hinder communication, empathy and other social skills on a spectrum ranging from...
Stop gmo vector illustration. Creative concept with stop GMO slogan and wheat plants.

Smallholder farmers in Ghana reject GMOs

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Leaders of a group of smallholder farmers in Ghana numbering about 250,000 at meeting in Mion have expressed reservation about the posture of the...

3 Journalists Awarded In Science Reporting

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A Senior Scientist at the council for scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Dr. Richard Ampadu Ameyaw, has appealed to Ghanaian journalists to show more...

GMOs are not the way to go!

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A research scientist at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) is recommending that Ghanaians embrace biotechnology in agriculture production to ensure increased crop yields...
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GMO foods and Christmas, let the buyer beware-PFAG

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) says it is alarmed by the influx of GMO products into the Ghanaian market irrespective of the...

Farmers must not be denied their livelihood over GMO

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INTRODUCTION The introduction to test, propagate, cultivate and grow genetically modified seed (GM) into the natural organic food system can be likened to a situation...

Science is a good servant but a bad cook

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Not only has science given us electricity, but it has also given us modern transportation systems and amazing telecommunication technologies – not to mention...
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Stop Ratification of the Arusha Protocol

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The ARIPO PVP is not substantially different from the PBB. For example, Clause 23 in the PBB is also found in Article 25...
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Court to rule on GMO case on Oct 29

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The court room is one of the newly inaugurated building of the Judicial Service on John Evans Atta Mills High Street. The session...
Food Sovereignty Ghana

Court case against GM foods postponed

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However, due to some administrative challenges regarding the relocation from the High Courts to the newly constructed Judicial Service Building on John Evans Atta...
Food Sovereignty Ghana

Court to sit on GMO case today

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In an interesting development, the Judge assigned to the case, Mr Kofi Essel Mensah was recently implicated in the recent bribery scandal that has...
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19 EU countries kick against GMOs

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The final tally of the massive European anti-GMO wave has been reached now that the Oct. 3 deadline to notify the European Commission has...
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Improve sustainable green agriculture and forget GMOs

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During a recent tour of farms in West Nile, Mr Peter Ambayo, speaking on behalf of farmers in Yumbe District, said: "Genetically modified ...
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What they refuse to tell you about GMOs

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The NYT's expose of Kevin Folta's PR role as a pro-GMO shill in the employ of Monsanto barely scratched the surface of a huge...
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U.S. government agency sued over GMOs

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A food safety advocacy group sued an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday, saying it illegally withheld public information on genetically...
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Anti-GMO protesters march against Monsanto in Burkina Faso

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Thousands activists of the collective citizenship for agro-ecology, of which many Europeans, took to the streets on Saturday at Ouagadougou to demonstrate against genetically...

Worldwide March Against Monsanto receives massive international support

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The worldwide March Against Monsanto campaign has received massive international support following the announcement of its official launch date of May 23rd, in which...

Food Sovereignty Ghana Marks its Second Anniversary

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Food Sovereignty Ghana Marks its Second Anniversary of its formation with a pilgrimage to the Nkrumah Mausoleum. A Statement from?Food Sovereignty Ghana is produced below: Food...

GMO products banned in Ghana

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A Fast Track High Court has ordered the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to halt all the production and sale of Genetically Modified products...

Be Honest With GMO Safety Consensus – Media Told

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Following GMO apple approval, scientists and consumer watchdog groups highlight need for accurate media coverage on GMO science On the heels of the USDA deregulation...

GMO: Is Walter Alhassan Syngenta?s Agent in Ghana?

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Food Sovereignty Ghana is shocked by the pronouncements of Prof. Walter Sandow Alhassan urging farmers to reject warnings from anti-GMO groups telling us that...
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GMO Peddlers Imposition On Unsuspecting Ghanaians

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by Food Sovereignty Ghana Food Sovereignty Ghana wishes to alert the public concerning the unrelenting attempts to impose GMOs on Ghanaians. The Plant Breeders Bill...

Ghanaian queen mothers slums Plant Breeders Bill

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The Queenmothers Association in the Brong Ahafo has appealed against the passage of the Plant Breeders Bill and the promotion of Genetically Modified Organisms...