Category: MASIPAG Mindanao

[ON THE GROUND] Beyond Technical: MASIPAG Mindanao’s Continuing Quest Towards Farmer Empowerment

February 7, 2024

by MASIPAG National Office

While it has not even half of the first quarter of 2024, MASIPAG farmers from Mindanao started the year strong – further strengthening their capacities to lead local food security initiatives through farmer-led agroecology. In Asuncion, Davao del Norte, members of the Abagatan Farmers Association (AFA) collectively tend to the MASIPAG trial farm after the […]

Tboli group works to restore indigenous crops, methods in Soccsksargen

August 29, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

Originally published in davaotoday.com by LUCELLE F. BONZO , August 21, 2023 INDIGENOUS FARMING. Tboli farmers working on a farm in the Soccsksargen region. (Photo courtesy of Welna Samulde) DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Erratic weather patterns do not bother Ranel Samulde, a 44-year-old Tboli farmer in the Soccsksargen region while he waits for the palay he planted […]

EVENT | FEELING CLIMATE CHANGE TO THE BONE

August 23, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

Event Details Date: 6 September 2023 at 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Philippine Time The work and understanding of climate change are heavily based on technocentric frames where the voices of vulnerable communities most affected are largely ignored. There is an urgent need to give a platform to those communities for whom climate change is […]

PRESS STATEMENT | Strengthen Local Production Not Over Reliance to Importation, as Answer to Rice Crisis – MASIPAG 

August 17, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

According to the Department of Agriculture (DA), the country is expecting a price decrease for rice following the government’s continuing talks with the major rice importing countries Vietnam and India. With an intention to import 500,000 metric tons of rice for this year, the clamor to holistically strengthen our own rice industry through farmer-led agroecology […]