Category: Stop Golden Rice Network

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 […]

Defend Our Rice! Farmer-scientist group condemns Golden Rice commercial propagation, calls on farmers and consumers to protest

July 23, 2021

by MASIPAG National Office

Farmer-scientist organization Magsasaka at Siyentipiko Para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) vehemently condemns the railroaded decision by the Department of Agriculture to commercially propagate Golden Rice and calls on small farmers and consumers across the country to mount protest against the said decision. Not less than a year from the 60-day public comment period launched […]

Why We Oppose Golden Rice

August 8, 2020

by MASIPAG National Office

(Released today in commemoration of the International Day of Protest Against Golden Rice, now in its 7th year) The push for corporate-led solutions to hunger and malnutrition is alarming. In particular, Golden Rice is now being proposed as a solution to the worsening hunger and malnutrition associated with the pandemic. Agrochemical transnationals (TNCs) and collaborating institutions […]