MASIPAG Visayas

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Annual Regional Scientists Forum in Visayas, re-affirmation of networks’ mission for sustainable agriculture and rural development 

June 29, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

Last June 9, 2022, MASIPAG Visayas successfully organized its annual Scientists’ Forum. 18 delegates from partner academic institutions and local governments from Bohol, Leyte, Negros, and Panay attended this year’s session. It was run in a hybrid format, with the primary hub situated in Batuan, Bohol, and other participants joining online. The major resource speakers […]

Sustainable Agriculture, Aegis against Mining Colossals at Homonhon Island

June 28, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

83 farmers and fishermen from various people’s organizations from Bitaugan, Inapulangan, and Habag of Homonhon Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar participated in the MASIPAG Orientation on Sustainable Agriculture (MOSA) last June 20 to21, 2022. These are the three of the island’s eight barangays that are still unaffected by mining activities. The attendees expressed interest and […]

Threats to Development Work, Threat to Peoples’ Right to Development

December 10, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Unity Statement Unity statement on Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI) Panay Cluster and MASIPAG’s Round Table Discussion on Human Rights and Challenges on Development Work, held on December 4, 2019 at Jaro Bellevue, Jaro, Iloilo City. We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, are united in our standagainst the violation of the people’s right to development […]

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. […]

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Threats to Development Work, Threat to Peoples’ Right to Development

December 10, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Unity Statement Unity statement on Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI) Panay Cluster and MASIPAG’s Round Table Discussion on Human Rights and Challenges on Development Work, held on December 4, 2019 at Jaro Bellevue, Jaro, Iloilo City. We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, are united in our standagainst the violation of the people’s right to development […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]