Category: Stop Golden Rice Network

Albay farmers say “Golden Rice in the Bicol Region, No Entry!”

April 26, 2022

by MASIPAG Advocacy

Nine years ago, more than 400 farmers, consumers and development workers decisively uprooted the third and secret Golden Rice field trial in the Regional Field Unit of the Department of Agriculture in Bicol region. The protest action reverberated across the globe, as it crystallized the peoples’ resistance and opposition against the corporate-driven Golden Rice. It […]

Farmer-led network condemns William Dar’s railroading of Golden Rice’s implementation in the country

April 8, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

In an event yesterday organized by the United States Department of Agriculture, the Philippine Rice Research Institute announced the approval of Golden Rice’s application for varietal registration under the National Seed Industry Council (NSIC) despite the constant and legitimate calls from farmers, scientists, consumers and concerned citizens to prohibit the entry of Golden Rice.  MASIPAG […]

On IRRI’s 62nd Anniversary, Farmer-Scientist Network Holds Press Conference to Stop the Entry of IRRI’s Golden Rice – Calls For All Candidates to Support Just, Equitable, Safe, Healthy, And Sustainable Food Production

April 4, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

ILOILO CITY | April 4, 2022 Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG), a farmer-scientist network, along with the Stop Golden Rice Network and other international and local civil society organizations, held a press conference to register the people’s intense opposition to IRRI’s Golden Rice unwanted, impractical and possibly dangerous entry in our […]

Golden Rice, No Entry! Shutdown IRRI!
Protect Farmers’ and Consumers’ rights!

March 22, 2022

by MASIPAG National Office

On April 4, the International Rice Research Institute, the main pushers of Golden Rice and Green Revolution technologies, culprits behind the erosion of farmers’ knowledge and genetic diversity, and ushers of corporations in pursuit of full control of seeds and agriculture will be celebrating its 62nd anniversary. High-tech yet simplistic solutions peddled by IRRI such […]