Category: Opinion

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 […]

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! […]