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Job Opportunity: South Central Mindanao Area Coordinator

November 20, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

MASIPAG (Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura, Farmer-Scientist Partnership), is a nationwide network of farmers’ organizations, scientists, and non-government organizations working to empower resource-poor Filipino farmers through their control of seeds and biological resources, agricultural production and technologies, and associated knowledge. MASIPAG Mindanao is looking for a passionate individual with a high sense […]

Farmers to PhilRice: Uphold Rice Science For and By Filipino Farmers, Stop Promoting Golden Rice and other Corporate-owned Technofix Solutions

November 7, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

On DA-PhilRice 38th founding anniversary, farmer-led network Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) calls to PhilRice to uphold genuine rice science by abandoning the path of corporate science and its technofix solutions, chemical-intensive agriculture, and capital-driven models in favor of the vibrant and resilient alternatives offered by peasant science and farmer-led agroecology.  […]

Unyielding Voices: MASIPAG’s Continued Demand for Justice on the 5th year of Atty. Ben Ramos Death – People’s Lawyer and Champion of Landless Farmers

November 6, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

In the fifth year since the death of Atty. Benjamin “Ben” Ramos, people’s lawyer and former MASIPAG board of trustee, the farmer-led network solemnly remembers his courageous advocacy for human rights, democracy, and the plight of the Filipino farmers. Atty. Ben Ramos, a staunch human and farmers rights defender and dedicated lawyer was murdered by […]

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MASIPAG on 19th year since Hacienda Luisita Massacre: Genuine Agrarian Reform is Peace

November 16, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

Magsasaka at Siyentipiko Para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) is one with the Filipino people in remembering the Hacienda Luisita Massacre, a dark chapter in our nation’s history that starkly exposes the failures of the Philippines’ agrarian reform policies as well as overall welfare of agricultural workers. Claiming the lives of seven farmers, persecuting and […]

MASIPAG’s challenge to political aspirants amid the local barangay election – Forward Farmer-led Agroecology, Farmers’ Rights, and Food Sovereignty!

October 28, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

We stand at a crucial juncture in our local barangays and communities, where the decisions made in the upcoming barangay election shall shape the future we leave for generations to come. As candidates running for the upcoming barangay elections, Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) urge our barangay official hopefuls to rise […]

Of the Abundance of Nutrients and Culture in the Indigenous Corn Fields of Mindoro, Philippines – MASIPAG Luzon’s Annual Regional Conference of Corn

October 12, 2023

by MASIPAG National Office

From September 12 to 14, MASIPAG Luzon spearheaded by its farmer leaders, conducted the MASIPAG Regional Corn Conference in Oriental Mindoro. During the three-day conference, local and indigenous farmer members of MASIPAG discussed and exchanged knowledge regarding farmer-led agroecological corn farming. A corn expedition, in a bid to retrieve and revitalize the traditional corn seeds […]