October 16, 2021
From idle or sweat-and-blood-stained rural land
greened by united farmers’ hands
To urban Church grounds, factory belts,
mass housing patches, informal decks,
Add to the school plots, herb and vegetable walls,
rooftops and flowerbeds,
We are greening more backyards.
October 14, 2020
The corporate onslaught on agriculture, Filipino producers and consumers has to be thwarted for local production systems to break free from big business and foreign profit-driven objectives. Philippine agriculture can then flourish and contribute to the nation’s needs and development through ecologically sound, scientific and sustainable practices.
December 8, 2016
Ensuring Safe Food, Improving Livelihood and Incomes, towards Rural Development The Round Table Discussion will be a venue to discuss options for attaining food self-sufficiency, improved incomes and promoting rural development, specifically: aggressive promotion of sustainable agriculture practices like organic farming as the viable alternative to conventional chemical farming, implementation of genuine agrarian reform program, improving irrigation and provision of the […]
November 23, 2016
Experience the Punlaan land to the tiller food for all-themed music album at the People’s Bookshop Sale (starts November 23). Launched last October, Punlaan is a unique compilation of original Filipino farmers, indigenous and cultural groups’ compositions narrating the stories and struggles of the Filipino people in the context of a backward and underdeveloped economy […]
July 27, 2016
IBON Networks | Green Action PH | Aside from running an efficient health care system and achieving genuinely universal health coverage, the Philippines can also learn from how Cuba achieved food security with the practice of sustainable agriculture. Cuba’s food security strategy involved shifting from conventional chemical farming in its large-scale industrial farms to organic […]