MASIPAG - What does MASIPAG stand for? The Free Dictionary
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In the Philippines, MASIPAG
(a farmer-led, community-managed effort on breeding and conservation of rice and vegetables) stands opposed to the notion that seeds are anonymous "genetic resources," free to transnational agribusiness corporations.
Relatedly, the Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (Farmer-Scientist Partnership for Development) or MASIPAG in its website earlier said "Golden Rice sends a wrong message on how to address malnutrition and hunger.
MASIPAG further said "The Golden Rice field testing was conducted amidst the lack of sufficient safety studies in contained environment which should minimize and control any potential risks.