Stop Golden Rice Network

What is Stop Golden Rice Network?

SGRN is a regional campaign network comprised of more than 30 organizations across Asia, geared towards strengthening network support and campaign collaboration against the onslaught of corporate control in food and agriculture. The network strives to lead the fight against Golden Rice in Asia.

Formed in 2014 during the Asian Conference against Golden Rice, the network aims primarily as a platform for information exchange, support, monitoring and coordination of initiatives of participants and organizations on the campaign against the introduction, field testing and commercialization of Golden Rice. Apart from campaigns, SGRN also identifies other collaborative activities that promote alternative farmer-led agriculture, such as sustainable and organic agriculture, seed conservation among others.

Strategies

  • Establish a strong local and regional peoples’ network that will monitor and will act to stop commercialization of Golden Rice and other kinds of GMOs
  • Establish a common platform for communication, support and exchange on matters related to developments and impacts of Golden Rice and other GMOs
  • Lobby local governments to stop field releases of GMOs and to establish GM-free zones

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MASIPAG Joins Global Call for #ClimateStrike

September 20, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries with Climate change, we already witnessed that during Typhoon Haiyan and Bopha. Aside from its geographical location, the Philippine’s socio-economic conditions of poor farmers, poor indigenous people and the broad masses contribute to such vulnerability. We in MASIPAG, we do our best to promote agroecology because […]

Save the Date! Food. Farming. Freedom.

September 16, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

The ongoing rice crisis affecting the farmers and the whole rice industry has touched the hearts of Filipinos: how can we help the farmers? How can we know more about the plight of our farmers? What can we do? The upcoming conference “Food Farming Freedom: Breaking the Food Chain, Building Food Webs” aims to raise […]

Amidst Crisis, Farmer-Scientist group launch Climate-Resilient Rice Varieties

September 14, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Sta. Rosa, Nueva Ecija – In time of worsening crises confronting Philippine agriculture, a farmer-scientist network has shown that adaptation and mitigation to climate change can be achieved through agroecology and sustainable agriculture.  MASIPAG unveiled its collection of rice varieties that are able to withstand the manifestations of climate change in agriculture such as drought, […]

MASIPAG Speaks Out against Rice Tariffication Law

September 6, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG National Coordinator Cris Panerio was interviewed in GMA News TV’s Balitanghali on Sept. 6, 2019. “The Rice Tariffication Law made things worse for the poor farmers,” said Mr. Panerio. “President Duterte’s pronouncement that the NFA should buy the palay from the farmersis just a knee-jerk reaction because what should be done is to repeal […]

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MASIPAG Joins Global Call for #ClimateStrike

September 20, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries with Climate change, we already witnessed that during Typhoon Haiyan and Bopha. Aside from its geographical location, the Philippine’s socio-economic conditions of poor farmers, poor indigenous people and the broad masses contribute to such vulnerability. We in MASIPAG, we do our best to promote agroecology because […]

Save the Date! Food. Farming. Freedom.

September 16, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

The ongoing rice crisis affecting the farmers and the whole rice industry has touched the hearts of Filipinos: how can we help the farmers? How can we know more about the plight of our farmers? What can we do? The upcoming conference “Food Farming Freedom: Breaking the Food Chain, Building Food Webs” aims to raise […]

Amidst Crisis, Farmer-Scientist group launch Climate-Resilient Rice Varieties

September 14, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Sta. Rosa, Nueva Ecija – In time of worsening crises confronting Philippine agriculture, a farmer-scientist network has shown that adaptation and mitigation to climate change can be achieved through agroecology and sustainable agriculture.  MASIPAG unveiled its collection of rice varieties that are able to withstand the manifestations of climate change in agriculture such as drought, […]

MASIPAG Speaks Out against Rice Tariffication Law

September 6, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG National Coordinator Cris Panerio was interviewed in GMA News TV’s Balitanghali on Sept. 6, 2019. “The Rice Tariffication Law made things worse for the poor farmers,” said Mr. Panerio. “President Duterte’s pronouncement that the NFA should buy the palay from the farmersis just a knee-jerk reaction because what should be done is to repeal […]