Category: Features

New Report on Transformational Food Systems Launched

August 14, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG among the 21 featured initiatives The Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development have released a new report addressing the “significant transformation needed for the future of food that is resilient, renewable, healthy, equitable, diverse and interconnected.” Titled “Beacons of Hope: Accelerating Transformations to Sustainable Food Systems” the […]

Golden Rice Uprooting Commemorated

August 9, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Highlights on global day of action against Golden Rice Aug 8 – From Manila to Dhaka, the resounding call of farmers, consumers and development networks to stop Golden Rice field trials and commercialization were issued through various forms and activities, commemorating the historic Golden Rice uprooting in Pili, Camarines Sur six years ago. On Aug […]

New Regional Coordinator for Luzon

April 29, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG Luzon welcomes its new Regional Coordinator, Maria Rowena Buena! Rowena or Weng, started in MASIPAG as Technical Staff at the National Secretariat in year 2000. She has since taken several roles in the network to promote and implement its programs and advocacies including the promotion of Participatory Guarantee System or PGS. She is representing MASIPAG […]

Misereor Leaders Visit MASIPAG

April 10, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

From April 6-8, Misereor CEO Pirmin Spiegel and Archbishop of Freiburg Stephan Burger spent time with the farmers of MASIPAG and joined in celebration of the Holy Mass during the 10th General Assembly. With the objective to get to know more about the MASIPAG farmers, they travelled to Quezon province where they held field visits […]

Protect Farmers’ Rights, End Rice Crisis Now!

April 10, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Quezon City – Around 150 farmers, scientists and NGOs from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao gathered together for a week-long series of activities that raised the call to address the current rice crisis and stop the attacks on farmers and development workers that are vital in the realization of food security in the country. From April […]