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Women farmer-scientists at the forefront of climate change adaptation

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The institutional partnership of Agro-Eco Philippines and Central Mindanao University (CMU) has developed numerous women farmer-scientists now engaged in establishing community-based researches on resilient farming practices and technologies.

To empower more farmers, an on-farm research site on the different varieties of sweet potato and other root crops has already been established in Brgy. Mibantang, Quezon, Bukidnon being managed by MASUSAG, a farmer’s organization compose mostly of women and in partnership with the Barangay Council. This development approach addresses environmental, social, economic, and gender issues which conventional agriculture may have failed to do so.

For your inquiries about this program, please contact Ms. Elma May Petalcurin, the Research and Development Officer of Agro-Eco Philippines at 09262251055.

Together, we can create more effective, grounded and applicable adaptation measures to climate change.

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