Category: COVID-19

On World Hunger Day, Forward Biodiversity, not Biofortification in fighting hunger and malnutrition!

October 16, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

Despite food production capable of feeding the global populace many times over, 928 million people all over the world, mostly women and children, remain undernourished and food insecure. This is the backdrop of this year’s World Food Day. Held every  October 16, this collective activity is led by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization […]


October 15, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

COLLECTIVE RESPONSES AND SOCIAL SOLIDARITY BUILDING OF THE MASIPAG SMALL FARMERS’ ORGANIZATIONS Maria Corazon Jimenez-Tan The COVID-19 pandemic caused a health, food, and socio-economic crisis that impacted most especially the poor sectors in the urban and rural communities. It revealed the deep-seated problems in the public health system and the agriculture and food system, and […]

MASIPAG at the 2021 Organic World Congress

October 4, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

By MASIPAG Farmer-scientist group Magsasaka at Siyentpiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) participated at the 2021 Organic World Congress (OWC) last September 8-10 in Rennes France along with more than 2,000 organic stakeholders around the globe. MASIPAG Farmer leaders and staff proudly shared the network’s collective experience at the forefront of the country’s organic […]

Likas-kayang Pagtitiyak ng mga Binhi ng Magsasaka

July 31, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

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

July 26, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

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 […]