The 10th year of PNFSP is indeed a milestone. Thus, the special day was celebrated with various activities with the dual objective of showcasing to the public the various initiatives of PNFSP’s members and Secretariat on sustainable agriculture and indigenous knowledge; and to educate the people on the benefits of organic agriculture on people’s health and the environment. It was celebrated last August 29, 2015 at the Quezon City Memorial Circle with the theme: “Food for
The Philippine Network of Food Security Programmes (PNFSP) agrees with the statement of both bills that many Filipinos are currently experiencing food insecurity. PNFSP also agrees to the explanatory note of HB 4611 which states that several factors contribute to food insecurity, namely “shrinking agricultural lands, degradation of food resource bases and the looming threat of decimation of food ecosystems and biodiversity caused by extractive activities and climate change”.
August 11 - On the occasion of the UN-declared International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Philippine Network of Food Security Programmes, Inc. (PNFSP) joined in various organizations: the Scrap the Mining Act Network, KATRIBU Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas, Sulong Katribu Partylist, Indigenous Peoples' representatives from various mine-affected communities and Manila-based IP rights advocates lobbied Congress to repeal the Philippine Mining Act of 19
The Philippine Network of Food Security Programmes (PNFSP) vehemently opposes the construction of the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II (JRMP2) since it will only result in the displacement of the Tumandok tribe living in the hinterlands of Calinog, the location of the project site. The Tumandoks have been living in the mountains of Panay Island since time immemorial. It is therefore unjust for them to abandon their ancestral lands because of a so-called “development