Philippines

Video: Women Farmer Leaders as Agents of Change

Video: Women Farmer Leaders as Agents of Change

The Rural Women Leadership Project was implemented in the Philippines in 2010-2011 by AFA and PAKISAMA, in partnership with WOCAN. Leadership stories of 45 women and 15 men were gathered to capture the lessons learned on women leadership. This video shows nine of these stories. […]

OXFAM, SEAFISH, AFA co-organize forum on food security and climate change adaptation

OXFAM, SEAFISH, AFA co-organize forum on food security and climate change adaptation

A forum-workshop entitled “Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation of Small Scale Farmers and Fishers in Southeast Asia” was held in Quezon City, Philippines, last Nov 24-25. The workshop was co-organized by Oxfam International’s East Asia office, Southeast Asia Fisheries for Justice (SEAFISH), a regional […]

Farmers to raise native chicken the natural way

Farmers to raise native chicken the natural way

By Jun Virola (junvirola@yahoo.com) Tiaong, Quezon, Philippines, 17 June 2011 – Farmers can augment their income from farming by raising native chicken through the natural farming system. Following this lead, PAKISAMA farmers and their supporters visited the Earthkeepers learning farm in Quezon province today to […]

PAKISAMA Statement Condemning the Assassination of Another PAKISAMA Leader, Florita “Nang Flor” Caya

PAKISAMA Statement Condemning the Assassination of Another PAKISAMA Leader, Florita “Nang Flor” Caya

PRESS STATEMENT (Contact: soc banzuela,434 2079) PAKISAMA Statement Condemning the Assassination of Another PAKISAMA Leader, Florita “Nang Flor” Caya The Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA) condemns in strongest possible terms the April 27 dastardly assassination of Florita “Nang Flor” Caya (58), General Manager […]

AFA holds study tour on organic marketing and renewable energy

AFA holds study tour on organic marketing and renewable energy

Marketing of organic products where farmers get a bigger share of the value chain. Clean and renewable energy systems that are appropriate for rural communities. These are just some of the concerns of small scale women and men farmers in Asia. The Asian Farmers’ Association […]



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