Mula sa katawagang National Back Up farm (NBUF), nagsisilbing matibay na back up o suporta ang NBUF sa mga regional, provincial at People’s Organizations-managed o PO-managed back up farm kung saan matatagpuang nakatanim o ‘di kaya ay nakaimbak ang iba’t ibang klase ng palay . Sa kasalukuyan, may 2,132 koleksyon ng binhing palay na minimintina […]
SONA ng Bayan: One with the Filipino people’s fight for a just, sustainable, and farmer-centered food systems
As President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his last report on the national situation and developments under his tenure thru the State of the Nation Address (SONA), farmer-scientist network Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) reiterates its call for a just, sustainable and farmer-centered food system and calls for support for people-led initiatives addressing […]
To reach a wider audience, MASIPAG decided to publish online its 2020 newsletters. The network published two newsletters last year containing different news, features and other articles about small farmers, agroecology and the impact of the pandemic on agriculture, among others. Click the covers to read the newsletter!
Another time bomb ticking before us in this COVID-19 pandemic is our food supply. There is looming hunger as our agricultural system remains unsustainable, with its being export-oriented and import-dependent. The Department of Agriculture Secretary is pacifying us with the assurance of sufficient food supply, but on the other hand, it desperately called for Plant! […]
The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) has sounded the alarm over the possibility of worldwide “mega-famines.” Dubbed as “double pandemic,” the UN body signaled that a “hunger pandemic” might come after the health pandemic brought by COVID-19 if governments and important actors will not take action for food security, leaving more than 900 million […]