Category: News

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 […]

Farmers declare GM Free Farms on World Consumers Day

March 15, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

On the occasion of World Consumers Day, farmers, scientists and consumers challenged the national government to promote safe, sufficient and affordable food by repealing the Rice Tariffication law and stop the planned commercialization of GMO Rice or Golden Rice. Farmers, who are consumers as well, will bear the brunt of these new policies and programs […]