Category: News

On the eve of CARP anniversary, mass arrests and violence towards 92 farmers and land advocates of Tinang, Tarlac proves farmers’ fight for land far from over

June 10, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

Today, we observe the 34th year of one of the greatest agriculture scams in the history of the Philippines, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program or CARP. Just a day shy away from its anniversary, state forces at the service of big landlords in Tarlac harassed and baselessly arrested farmers of MAKISAMA and 92 individuals coming […]

Farmer-led network condemns William Dar’s railroading of Golden Rice’s implementation in the country

April 8, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

In an event yesterday organized by the United States Department of Agriculture, the Philippine Rice Research Institute announced the approval of Golden Rice’s application for varietal registration under the National Seed Industry Council (NSIC) despite the constant and legitimate calls from farmers, scientists, consumers and concerned citizens to prohibit the entry of Golden Rice.  MASIPAG […]

On IRRI’s 62nd Anniversary, Farmer-Scientist Network Holds Press Conference to Stop the Entry of IRRI’s Golden Rice – Calls For All Candidates to Support Just, Equitable, Safe, Healthy, And Sustainable Food Production

April 4, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

ILOILO CITY | April 4, 2022 Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG), a farmer-scientist network, along with the Stop Golden Rice Network and other international and local civil society organizations, held a press conference to register the people’s intense opposition to IRRI’s Golden Rice unwanted, impractical and possibly dangerous entry in our […]

MASIPAG Luzon, Ipinagdiwang ang Susing Papel ng mga Kababaihang MASIPAG

April 1, 2022

by MASIPAG Luzon

NUEVA ECIJA – Sa pagtatapos ng buwan ng kababaihan, ginanap ng Masipag Luzon ang selebrasyon ng mahalagang papel ng mga kababaihang MASIPAG sa pagpapalakas, pagpapatatag, at pagsusulong ng karapatan ng mga magsasaka sa pamamagitan ng isang porum kasama ang mga lider ng rehiyon. Naging tampok sa porum kung paano ipinanalo ng mga kababaihan ang kanilang […]