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. MASIPAG Mindanao is looking for a passionate individual with a high sense […]
Today, we mark the 10th anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda, one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded. On November 8, 2013, Yolanda made landfall in the Philippines, bringing with it devastating winds and storm surges. The typhoon caused widespread destruction, killing more than 6,300 people and displacing millions more. Climate change is making typhoons more intense […]
Farmers to PhilRice: Uphold Rice Science For and By Filipino Farmers, Stop Promoting Golden Rice and other Corporate-owned Technofix Solutions
On DA-PhilRice 38th founding anniversary, farmer-led network Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) calls to PhilRice to uphold genuine rice science by abandoning the path of corporate science and its technofix solutions, chemical-intensive agriculture, and capital-driven models in favor of the vibrant and resilient alternatives offered by peasant science and farmer-led agroecology. […]
Unyielding Voices: MASIPAG’s Continued Demand for Justice on the 5th year of Atty. Ben Ramos Death – People’s Lawyer and Champion of Landless Farmers
In the fifth year since the death of Atty. Benjamin “Ben” Ramos, people’s lawyer and former MASIPAG board of trustee, the farmer-led network solemnly remembers his courageous advocacy for human rights, democracy, and the plight of the Filipino farmers. Atty. Ben Ramos, a staunch human and farmers rights defender and dedicated lawyer was murdered by […]
MASIPAG’s challenge to political aspirants amid the local barangay election – Forward Farmer-led Agroecology, Farmers’ Rights, and Food Sovereignty!
We stand at a crucial juncture in our local barangays and communities, where the decisions made in the upcoming barangay election shall shape the future we leave for generations to come. As candidates running for the upcoming barangay elections, Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) urge our barangay official hopefuls to rise […]