Stop Golden Rice: Asian Farmers’ Network Against Golden Rice

Event Start Date
18-Apr-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date
24-Apr-2017 3:00 pm
Event Time Zone
Philippines Time
Event Location
Malate, Manila and Naga City, Camarines Sur-Philippines

Stop Golden Rice Alliance Convenor’s Meeting
April 18-19, 2017
Venue: UCCP Shalom Center, Malate, Metro Manila

The Convenors’ Meeting aim to consolidate the members of the alliance, which will include representatives from five countries, 10 international groups and five Philippines organizations. The meeting will serve to discuss the project and the various strategies that will be done by the alliance. Updates both on the campaign and the international developments on GMOs and Golden Rice will be discussed, along with some other informational inputs. Planning for activities will also be conducted during the meeting, as well as setting of schedules and timetables.

Workshop for Campaign Strategy Program
April 22-24, 2017
Venue: Star View Hotel, Naga City, Camarines Sur

The workshop aims to capacitate the alliance members regarding corporate control in agriculture vis -a- vis farmers rights on seeds, knowledge and resources, issues and challenges on Golden Rice, impacts of trade, and principles on people’s right to health and environment. Emphasis will also be given on how to sustain a community-based and farmer-led campaign, gleaning lessons and recommendations from current campaigns.

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