No GM Bananas on World Environment Day!

MEDIA RELEASE by Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa, GM Free Latin America, GM Free Australia Alliance, and GMO Free FNQ    Professor James Dale, GMO banana project leader, will be the keynote speaker at a James Cook University ECOweek … Continued

Malawi Civil Society Oppose Field Trials of GM Cowpea

MALAWI CIVIL SOCIETY INTERROGATE AND CHALLENGE THE BUNDA COLLEGE APPLICATION Lilongwe, 3 March 2015 An alliance of 19 civil society organisations and a GMO-resistance movement led by the Commons for EcoJustice (EcoJustice) and representing Malawian small-scale farmers, faith-based organisations, organic … Continued

US Human Trials of GM Banana for Africa Widely Condemned

Press Release issued by Alliance For Food Sovereignty In Africa and US Food Sovereignty Alliance Kampala, Uganda and Seattle, Washington- 10th December 2014 The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is a Pan African platform comprising civil society networks … Continued

AFSA Open Letter Opposing Human Feeding Trials Involving GM Banana

To:  The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Sue.Desmond-Hellman@gatesfoundation.org Chris.Elias@gatesfoundation.org Dr. Wendy S. White, Iowa State University wswhite@iastate.edu The Director, Human-Institutional Review Board, Iowa State University IRB@iastate.edu Dear Sirs/Madam We, the undersigned, representing diverse constituencies from across Africa and the world, … Continued

RAILROADING AFRICAN GOVTS INTO ADOPTING ARIPO PVP PROTOCOL BASED ON UPOV 1991: AFSA APPEALS TO ARIPO MEMBER STATES FOR POSTPONEMENT OF DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE AND FOR URGENT CONSULTATIONS WITH SMALL-HOLDER FARMERS

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), a Pan African platform comprising civil society networks and farmer organisations working towards food sovereignty in Africa, has appealed to Member States of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) for postponement … Continued