Minister joins farmers; vow to stop introduction of GMOs in Ghana

Written by Abdul- Rahman Mohammed (National President and Board Chair of PFAG) Originally Published on  January 16, 2020 Summarized by Aya Wallaia On 14th January 2020, the Ghanaian government through the Minister of Food and Agriculture (Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto) confirmed that Ghana will not integrate GMOs into its agricultural system.  Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto […]

Rise Up! Summer School is back for 2020!

Rise Up! CAGJ Summer School 2020 The people have spoken – and we’ve heard you! Summer School is back by popular demand for 2020! We are excited to launch our second iteration of Rise Up! Summer School, a 3-month political education and leadership development program to build anti-oppression analysis and learn about food sovereignty. This […]

“Can lab-grown food save the planet?”

Written by Daniel Pryor of the Adam Smith Institute, David E Hanke, Georgina Ferry and Prof Mick Watson in response to an article by George Monbiot claiming that lab-grown food will end farming and save the planet Originally published on January 9th, 2020 Summarized by Aya Wallaia, AGRA Watch Intern In a response to George […]

“Alliance Fellows advise World Bank on funding priorities for Africa”

Written by Joseph Opoku Gakpo for Cornell Alliance for Science Originally published on JANUARY 6, 2020 Summarized by Aya Wallaia, AGRA Watch Intern In early January Cornell’s Alliance for Science (CAS) Global Leadership Fellows met with the World Bank, one of the world’s most powerful financial institutions for financing development initiatives, to advise on increased […]

SAT 1/25: CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 2: Vision & Theory of Change

CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 2: Vision & Theory of Change Join us! SAT JAN 25, 9am-5pm Location: Our office at Welcome Table Church, 1322 S Bayview St, Seattle 98144. Breakfast, lunch & snacks provided – Register today! Join us for the second of three membership gatherings during our Strategic Assessment & Planning Process! Together with […]

WTO+20 Celebrations: CAGJ Report-Back

CAGJ is so grateful to everyone who made our WTO+20 Celebrations possible, including all of the participants! Below please find: Photos & Videos of Nov 30 & Dec 7 events Media Round-Up Report-Back from Nov 30th Town Hall event & Street Party Report-Back from Dec 7th Town Hall event Enjoy! PHOTOS & VIDEO Photos:  NOV […]

Special Appeal: CAGJ Lifts Up Food Sovereignty Solutions

Dear CAGJ supporters, My name is Robyn, and I’m Co-Chair of CAGJ’s Food Justice Project. By participating in CAGJ’s strategic planning and visioning process, I’ve seen first-hand how our members are committed to making CAGJ an organization that adapts and evolves in the face of growing global crises while staying true to our vision of […]