Fully shift to 100% organic agriculture with emphasis on conserving & enhancing soil & conservation of heirloom seeds towards food security with the shortest food mile by completing the agrarian & aquatic tenurial reforms and providing sufficient preferential support to the develop the green production value chains of small farming and artisanal fisher folks including the appropriate infrastructure and equipment from production, post production, processing, and marketing . This will also include the & the elimination of industrial, unsustainable farming within a decade .
We NEED Actions that that will ensure public safety, empowerment of small farming & fishing communities and achieve agricultural biodiversity conservation.
This can be done by shifting the country’s food production to 100% organic agriculture with full support to small farmers and fisher folks especially those within marine and farming protected areas. This will demand shifting away from conventional chemical agriculture, and rejection of genetically engineered crops or GMOs. This will also mean shifting increasingly to a plant-based diet away from animal-farming.
It will also require that government subsidizes farmers who contributes in this shift to organic food production and fisher folks who will maintain marine protected areas and will ensure that agriculture prioritizes food security for Filipino above the global market. These actions should lead to national and local food self sufficiency. A full shift to organic agriculture will ensure the highest food safety and nutrition.