Category: News

Justice for Atty Ben! Hands off Development Workers!

November 6, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

November 6 – One year after the murder of peoples’ lawyer Atty Ben Ramos, blood continues to spill in Negros. Atty Ben was a farmers’ rights advocate who served as a member of the MASIPAG Board of Trustees from 1998-2016. During his time, he helped developed MASIPAG’s farmer-led policies promoting farmer empowerment and social justice. […]

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 […]

Farmer-breeders forum

October 25, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

The Regional Rice Farmer-Breeders Forum was successfully conducted last Oct. 21-22 at the MASIPAG Visayas Back-up Farm in San Dionisio, Iloilo. Veteran farmer-breeders such as Board Chairman Elpidio “Jojo” Paglumotan shared their experience in rice breeding among the participants who are being honed to become second-liner rice breeders. The rice breeders also showcased their farmer-bred […]

Rice-based DIFS

October 22, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG Farmer Trainer Eric in Zamboanga Sibugay practices a Rice- Based DIFS (Diversified Integrated Farming System). Diversification and integration of livestock such as chicken, duck and goat along with aquaculture of fresh-water fish like Tilapia in farming upholds higher biodiversity in contrast to mono-culture. As well promotes diversified food and income source. #