The Guardian quotes MASIPAG’s Dr. Chito Medina on how agriculture can adapt to climate change. The article discusses the opposing technologies espoused by heavily funded International Rice Research Institute (“cutting-edge science”) and organized farmers’ groups (“low-tech sustainable farming”), including MASIPAG.
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MASIPAG’s sustainable agriculture have been an effective adaptive mechanism to climate change, as documented in 2009’s Food Security and Farmer Empowerment study. The chapter on the climate change outlook can be found here.