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The Alliance for Science Ghana has released its first quarterly report for 2019. The AfS Ghana 1st Quarter Newsletter details major activities undertaken by the organisation between January and March 2019. For the full report, click on the link below; AfS Ghana – 1st Quarter 2019 Newsletter

To all Media houses 9th April 2018 PRESS STATEMENT ON ACCRA MARCH FOR SCIENCE 2018 On Saturday 14th April 2018, scientists and well-meaning people all over the world are embarking on a global march for science to celebrate our passion for science and draw attention to the need for science-based evidence in policy formulation. The march is an annual event...

Rejoinder: Peasant farmers caution Ghanaians against consuming GMO foods during Christmas We at the Alliance for Science (AfS) Ghana write to clarify a few issues raised by the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) in a recent statement that was published by your outfit (https://www.myjoyonline.com/business/2017/december-23rd/peasant-farmers-caution-ghanaians-against-consuming-gmo-foods-during-christmas-festivities.php), and subsequently republished by other websites, cautioning Ghanaians against GMO foods. As a group of...

Dear Mr President, First of all, congratulations on your swearing in as President of the Republic of Ghana. We are sure Ghanaians voted for you not necessarily because of any physical, material or spiritual considerations, but because they were convinced you have superior ideas to solving the challenges this country faces and they trust in your ability to deliver on...

Small-holder farmers in Ghana deserve the right to choose improved seeds and modern agricultural practices that can improve their livelihoods and benefit their families. But anti-GMO activism has stalled the adoption of genetically engineered crops here, contributing to the perpetuation of unsafe pesticide use, hunger, and poverty.