Category: MASIPAG Regions

Opinion: COVID-19 and Food (In)security

June 17, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

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! […]

Farmer – Scientist group MASIPAG cautions DA on opening IP lands for further corporate plunder

April 29, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Thursday last week the Agriculture Department Secretary, Mr. William Dar announced that his agency is endorsing the proposal of agri-business firm AgriNurture Inc (ANI) to “develop” idle indigenous lands to boost corn production by mixing it with rice. This according to Secretary Dar is in response to looming food gaps exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Saknungan: Mga karanasan ng pagtutulungan sa kanayunan

April 10, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Ang saknungan, o mas kilala sa katawagang bayanihan ay ang tradisyunal na kaugalian ng pagtutulungan ng mga Filipino. Ito ay nagsasalamin ng pagkakabuklod-buklod at mapayapang sistemang tulungan sa pamayanan upang makamit ang isang mithiin. Makikita ang saknungan sa maraming anyo sa pang-araw-araw na buhay ng mga Filipino, at ito ay tumitingkad sa oras ng pangangailangan […]

Urban Gardening 101

April 10, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

Want to learn urban gardening while on quarantine? Watch MASIPAG Luzon Southern Tagalog cluster area coordinator and organic farming practitioner Joel Abrao show us the basics. Catch it here.