Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/El-Nino-Impacts-on-Indigenous-Peoples-in-Mindanao-27MZIFJJM73DJ.htmlConceptually similarEl Niño Impacts on Indigenous Peoples in MindanaoGP0STPU21Completed★★★★El Niño Impacts on Indigenous Peoples in MindanaoGP0STPU1YCompleted★★★★★★El Niño Impacts on Indigenous Peoples in MindanaoGP0STPU1ZCompleted★★★★El Niño Impacts Documentation in MaguindanaoGP0STPU1LCompleted★★★★★★El Niño Impacts on Indigenous Peoples in MindanaoGP0STPU1XCompleted★★★★El Niño Impacts Documentation in MaguindanaoGP0STPU1KCompleted★★★★El Niño Impacts Documentation in MaguindanaoGP0STPU1MCompleted★★★★El Niño Impacts Documentation in MaguindanaoGP0STPU1NCompleted★★★★El Niño Impacts Documentation in MaguindanaoGP0STPU1OCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STPU23El Niño Impacts on Indigenous Peoples in MindanaoFarmers plant corn to help feed their families in Brgy Mirab, North Upi, Maguindanao. Their fields have been empty for many months due to drought brought by El Niño. They experienced a series of crop losses, which threw their families into serious financial debt. To cope, most have stopped sending their children to school. Older children and wives are sent to the town to work as contractual laborers, household help or store-keepers.Locations:Maguindanao-Mindanao-Philippines-Southeast AsiaDate:7 May, 2016Credit:© Veejay Villafranca / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4096px X 2731pxKeywords:Climate change impacts-Day-Drought-El Nino-Farmers-Farms-Fields-Food for Life (campaign title)-Indigenous People-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Maize-Outdoors-Rural scenes-SAGE (campaign title)-Two peopleShoot:El Niño Impacts Documentation in Mindanao PhilippinesGreenpeace documented the severity and extent of damage of the strong El Niño that affects several provinces in Mindanao, south of the Philippines.Greenpeace is demanding the Philippine government to shift towards ecological agriculture, which is not only safe and sustainable, but also a system that empowers our farmers, and also provides incentives to farmers who are into ecological agriculture, for producing safe and nutritious food and implements environment friendly agriculture technologies and practices.