Category: Statements

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 […]

Sari-saring Solusyon, Sama-samang Aksyon para Tutulan ang GM Yellow Rice

October 27, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

GM Yellow Rice, PhilRice’s Failed Rice Project On November 7, the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), a government corporate entity under the Department of Agriculture, will be celebrating its 36th anniversary since its establishment in 1985. Being one of the proponents of Golden Rice, or GM Yellow Rice, PhilRice prides itself in its efforts to […]

On World Hunger Day, Forward Biodiversity, not Biofortification in fighting hunger and malnutrition!

October 16, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

Despite food production capable of feeding the global populace many times over, 928 million people all over the world, mostly women and children, remain undernourished and food insecure. This is the backdrop of this year’s World Food Day. Held every  October 16, this collective activity is led by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization […]

SONA ng Bayan: One with the Filipino people’s fight for a just, sustainable, and farmer-centered food systems

July 26, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

As President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his last report on the national situation and developments under his tenure thru the State of the Nation Address (SONA), farmer-scientist network Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) reiterates its call for a just, sustainable and farmer-centered food system and calls for support for people-led initiatives addressing […]