Category: News

MASIPAG celebrates IWD 2020, calls for women’s right to food

March 8, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) joins in the celebration of the International Women’s Day. The farmer-led network calls state institutions and the public to give special attention to the economic and social rights of women, particularly the right to food. Various studies have pointed out that safeguarding women’s rights and ensuring […]

‘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 […]

Job Opportunity

January 28, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Join our team! We are Hiring! Masipag Mindanao is looking for TWO (2) passionate individuals with a high sense of volunteerism to fill in the position of Area/Cluster Coordinator. He / she will be responsible in ensuring the effective and efficient coordination and implementation of MASIPAG Programs in Eastern Mindanao (Caraga and Davao Provinces) and […]

Farmers and Civil Society Organisations across Asia denounce Philippines’ decision to approve direct use of Golden Rice

December 20, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Announcement made by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) on December 18 that the Philippines has approved the direct use of the genetically modified-provitamin A rice, Golden Rice as food and feed, or for processing comes as a blow to the millions of rice farmers and consumers not just in the Philippines but also among […]