Category: Events

‘Monsanto herbicide in GM corn, alarming’ – MASIPAG

March 5, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Iloilo City – Farmer scientist group MASIPAG raised alarm over ‘dangerous’ findings in herbicide Glyphosate in a forum held last February 20, 2020. Results indicate presence and persistence of Glyphosate in a GM corn farming community in Guinbialan, a small village in the town of Maayon, Capiz. Glyphosate, the world’s best selling herbicide, has been used extensively to […]

Job Opportunity

February 12, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG (Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura, Farmer-Scientist Partnership), is a nationwide network of farmers’ organizations, scientists and non-government organizations working to empower resource-poor Filipino farmers through their control of seeds and biological resources, agricultural production and technologies, and associated knowledge. We are looking for a National Information Officer reporting under the National […]

Protect our Food, Protect our Freedom

October 26, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Food is a central part of the Filipino life. Food and agriculture is central to rural development, a source of livelihood of small farmers, and a reflection of Filipino’s ingenuity and resilience. For the people of an agricultural country such as the Philippines to go hungry due to increased control of industrial agriculture giants, is […]

Save the Date! Food. Farming. Freedom.

September 16, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

The ongoing rice crisis affecting the farmers and the whole rice industry has touched the hearts of Filipinos: how can we help the farmers? How can we know more about the plight of our farmers? What can we do? The upcoming conference “Food Farming Freedom: Breaking the Food Chain, Building Food Webs” aims to raise […]