Category: Features

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 […]

Kalibutan Society Inc. (KSI) and Small Farmer-Sugarcane Producers will soon have a new Muscovado Mill Plant in Partnership with the Negros Occidental Provincial Government & the Department of Agriculture Region VI

September 6, 2021

by MASIPAG Visayas

After more than 12 years of producing muscovado sugar using the traditional production and processing technology, the Kalibutan Society Inc. (KSI) and the small farmer-sugarcane producers in southern Negros Occidental will soon have a new muscovado mill plant with the latest production equipment and facilities. This was realized after 5 years of planning and preparation […]

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 […]