Media Release

Ghana Must Reject UPOV 91

UPOV 91 (International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants) is a legal convention that protects plant breeders when they create new varieties of plants. It does not protect the plants; rather it protects Intellectual Property Rights of the breeders. International agribusiness corporations want countries to pass UPOV 91-compliant laws because it means huge profits for those companies.

Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah Is Above NDC Local Propaganda

The Youth League of the Convention Peoples Party, would like to draw public attention to a misinformed youth group in the NDC calling themselves Kwame Nkrumah Inspired Citizens Movement who at their Press Conference at the International Conference Centre on November, 14th, 2012 declared their support for President Mahama and recently posited that, “President John Mahama is capable of implementing Nkrumah’s Seven (7) year development plan”.

Under-Production and unemployment is The Greatest Impediment to Prosperity - CPP

In a round-table discussion recently on "Private Sector Development" the CPP's Shadow Minister for Agriculture Ekow Duncan spelt out clearly his party's policy position.

Mr Duncan said that the starting point in dealing with the topic is the development policy framework of the various parties.
He posed the question - "WHAT IN YOUR VIEW IS THE GREATEST ECONOMIC OBSTACLE OR IMPEDIMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR COUNTRY"?

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