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Report on GSS Activities, Some Highlights

Quarter 1 of 2022 has barely ended, but Global Seed Savers’ work is already in full swing. It’s as if we were all making up for the 2020 and 2021. Last March 15, 2022, we conducted the Food Sovereignty Launching in Tublay, Benguet. As part of the campaign, we have...

Food Sovereignty Launching

March 15, 2022. This is the day we officially launched  the food sovereignty campaign through the support of our partners from the Benguet Association of Seed Savers (BASS). But for me, who has been with Global Seed Savers Philippines (GSSP) for less than a year, this...

Typhoon Odette (Rai) Recovery Fund

On Thursday, December 16th Category 5 Super Typhoon Odette (International name Rai) pummeled the Philippines primarily hitting the Visayas Region. We are still waiting for word from all our partner farmers in Cebu Province. It has been three days of no contact so far....

ANG PAGTANOM UG BINHI | The Planting of Seed

Exploring the health implications of food sovereignty movements in the Philippines.We are honored to have launched this collective project that has been many years in the making! The focus of this dynamic collaborative research project is to gather community stories...
Typhoon Odette (Rai) Recovery Fund

Typhoon Odette (Rai) Recovery Fund

On Thursday, December 16th Category 5 Super Typhoon Odette (International name Rai) pummeled the Philippines primarily hitting the Visayas Region. We are still waiting for word from all our partner farmers in Cebu Province. It has been three days of no contact so far....

Hello GSSP Community, I am Sarah

Hello everyone, I am Sarah Mae Sabado, and I am honored to become a part of Global Seed Savers Philippines (GSSP). I am behind most of the social media posts you have been receiving in the past few weeks and this newsletter!  I write this post today to help you learn...

GSSP Community, meet Efren

What drives anyone to go into development work? For Efrenlito Cabbigat, Global Seeds Savers Philippines’ new program manager, it is the passion for social justice and the desire to see meaningful changes in how society treats the marginalized. “Nagising ako isang araw...

Happy Pride Month!

June is Pride Month but because of the pandemic, people are not able to celebrate like they have in the past. When I was asked to write about June Pride, it took me a long time to decide what to write. But then it hit me. I should write a letter to myself. My...