The Philippines is well poised to be a leader in food democracy in saying no to food vulnerability and in reinvigorating rooted farms.
How about a big campaign to shift consumption back to “brown rice”?
In preparation for the National Rice Summit, Philippine farmers speak up about what they need from the government to support organic and self-sufficient farming.
There is an upsurge of efforts around the world to create a new global economy rooted in local community needs.
Filipinos are experimenting with organic growth methods and ditching the debt-trap chemical alternatives.
The Philippines needs to become less vulnerable to the global economy and more rooted in local production for local consumption.
How is the Philippines responding to the “triple crises of vulnerability”: the global economic crisis, the food crisis and the spreading environmental crises of water, forests, fisheries and climate?