Category: News

Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

August 29, 2019

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. Our National Secretariat office in Los Banos, Laguna is looking for a […]

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 […]

City Council of Munoz Asked to Review Golden Rice Resolution

August 6, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Munoz, Nueva Ecija – Farmers, women-leaders and development workers from Munoz and other parts of Nueva Ecija has called on the City Council of Munoz to review its previous approval for the Golden Rice field trials and ensure the safety of the people and the environment first. In 2018, previous members of the City Council […]

Stop Golden Rice in the Philippines and Bangladesh! Write Now!

August 3, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

August 8 will mark the 6th year since the historic Golden Rice uprooting by more than 400 farmers in the Bicol region in the Philippines in 2013. The action signified the intense protest of farmers and consumers against the genetically modified rice. Golden Rice, like other genetically modified crops, can greatly affect our health, environment […]

MASIPAG Supports the Protest against OceanaGold Mining

July 17, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Didipio, Kasibu – Representatives from various sectors gathered to show support to the ongoing barricade against the continued operations of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI). Farmers, local government officials, church leaders and development workers held a program at the barricade site to express their apprehension on the destructive impacts of the mining operations, and to reiterate […]