To reach a wider audience, MASIPAG decided to publish online its 2020 newsletters. The network published two newsletters last year containing different news, features and other articles about small farmers, agroecology and the impact of the pandemic on agriculture, among others. Click the covers to read the newsletter!
MASIPAG Statement on the International Human Rights Day Human rights, according to the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, are inherent and inalienable to all of us. In particular, the Rome Declaration of Food Security by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization states the right of everyone to “have access to safe and […]
Farmer-Scientist Network calls for investigation of GM Corn production following disastrous region-wide flooding
In the advent of catastrophic flooding experienced by provinces in Luzon, farmer-scientist network Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) calls on authorities to investigate the rampant cultivation of genetically modified (GM) corn and accompanying herbicide Glyphosate in Cagayan that contributed to the heavy flooding in the province. In the course of two […]
Makabuluhan ang development work o gawaing pangkaunlaran sa pagbibigay solusyon sa mga matagal nang problema ng mga mamamayan, lalo na ng mga magsasaka sa kanayunan. Ayon sa United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development, susi ang right to development sa pagkamit sa iba pang karapatang pantao ng mga mamamayan. Dahil pundamental ito sa ating […]
The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) has sounded the alarm over the possibility of worldwide “mega-famines.” Dubbed as “double pandemic,” the UN body signaled that a “hunger pandemic” might come after the health pandemic brought by COVID-19 if governments and important actors will not take action for food security, leaving more than 900 million […]