Feeling Climate Change to the Bones | Meet our MASIPAG Speakers

September 4, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

Here are our MASIPAG speakers for Feeling Climate Change to the Bones this🗓️6 Sep 2023, 🇵🇭1-3PM PST 🇦🇺 3-5PM AEST via Zoom

Rodolfo F. Cortez, Jr. on Organising for Change

Mr Cortez is an active and energetic MASIPAG farmer-trainer and Peoples Organisation (PO) leader of BAKAS, a PO-member of MASIPAG in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. Mr Cortez is involved in conducting training with co-farmers on sustainable agriculture and agroecology in other POs across the country. He is currently the chairperson of MASIPAG Visayas Regional Management Team (RMT), as well as of the MASIPAG National Committee for Local Marketing and Processing Support (LMPS).

Alfie M. Pulumbarit on Climate Justice

Mr Pulumbarit is the National Coordinator of MASIPAG, and currently oversees the MASIPAG Climate Change Resiliency program. He formerly headed the Information, Communication and Advocacy Unit of the MASIPAG National Secretariat as its National Advocacy Officer. He also served as the secretariat of the Stop Golden Rice Network, a regional campaign network of more than 30 organizations across Asia.

Virginia Prudente Nazareno on Knowing Climate

Ms Nazareno is the Chairman of the MASIPAG Board of Trustees. She is the Advisor of the Kiday Community Farmers Association (KCFA) in General Nakar, Quezon Province. Nanay Virgie, as she is fondly called, is a farmer-trainer who specializes in organic agriculture production, organizational development, food processing and marketing.
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