Category: Events

Farmer networks, global research groups reject corporate agenda as solution to looming hunger pandemic

August 6, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Stop Golden Rice Network, an Asia-wide campaign network of organizations campaigning against Golden Rice, hosted an online forum on the state of hunger and malnutrition, and the corporate agenda on agriculture in the time of the pandemic yesterday, August 5, through a live broadcast on their Facebook page. Titled “From Gates to your Plates,” the […]

RESIST successful on 6-day campaign vs IRRI

April 9, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Resistance and Solidarity against Agrochemical Transnational Corporations (RESIST) successfully mounted “Six Days of Action to Shut Down IRRI” from March 29 to April 3. The series of social media protest is in response to the 60th founding anniversary of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). With its primary goal to inform and educate the broad […]

‘Monsanto herbicide in GM corn, alarming’ – MASIPAG

March 5, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Iloilo City – Farmer scientist group MASIPAG raised alarm over ‘dangerous’ findings in herbicide Glyphosate in a forum held last February 20, 2020. Results indicate presence and persistence of Glyphosate in a GM corn farming community in Guinbialan, a small village in the town of Maayon, Capiz. Glyphosate, the world’s best selling herbicide, has been used extensively to […]

Job Opportunity

February 12, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG (Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura, Farmer-Scientist Partnership), is a nationwide network of farmers’ organizations, scientists and non-government organizations working to empower resource-poor Filipino farmers through their control of seeds and biological resources, agricultural production and technologies, and associated knowledge. We are looking for a National Information Officer reporting under the National […]

Protect our Food, Protect our Freedom

October 26, 2019

by MASIPAG National Office

Food is a central part of the Filipino life. Food and agriculture is central to rural development, a source of livelihood of small farmers, and a reflection of Filipino’s ingenuity and resilience. For the people of an agricultural country such as the Philippines to go hungry due to increased control of industrial agriculture giants, is […]