Category: Opinion

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 […]

Glyphosate and the threat on abaca fibers in Catanduanes

March 25, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

CATANDUANES – Farming and abaca production are the main sources of income for the majority of Catanduanes residents. It consists of 12,679 abaca farmers with a total land area of 33,097 hectares in 11 abaca-producing towns. The province was designated as the Philippines’ abaca capital in 2021, which significantly contributed to the country’s status as […]

SUHAY July-December 2021 Issue

January 6, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

MAGSASAKA, NASA KAMAY MO ANG PAGBABAGO Sa nakaraang taon, hinarap natin ang patung-patong na mga pagsubok, mula sa mga bantang dala ng pandemya, banta sa ating mga sakahan, kahirapan sa ating mga organisasyon, at ang pagtutulak ng mga kontra-magsasakang teknolohiya at polisiya sa bansa. Sa kabila ng mga ito, ipinakita ng mga magsasakang MASIPAG na […]