“There is still no justice up until today. There is still no genuine land reform. Landlessness remains a fundamental problem for our Filipino farmers and no program addresses these problems.”
Category: Agrarian Reform
“Our commitment to lasting peace never ended. For the martyrs of Mendiola, we continue to assert peace talks [in different administrations] together with the KMP, and we acknowledge the recent breakthroughs in the Oslo Joint Statement, a sign for the resumption of peace talks.”
The leadership of Danilo Ramos has been credible, consistent, and full of courage.
Peasant group said motorcycle-riding men were reportedly looking for the location of Ramos’ house in Malolos City, Bulacan. In one incident, one of the intelligence agents asked, “Taga-saan ba si Danilo Ramos? Matagal na namin siyang hinahanap kasi terorista siya.”
Copra farmers in Bicol have endured decades of misery due to feudal conditions.
Sugarcane has lost its sweetness in Batangas province. The past year has been bittersweet for sugarcane plantation workers since one of the largest sugar mills in the Philippines closed down. They are still struggling to salvage what is left of their livelihood and of the whole sugar industry in the country.
Second of two parts What secure land tenure means and looks like for organized agrarian reform beneficiaries under the climate crisis. By MAVIC CONDE Bulatlat.com CONCEPCION, Tarlac — Alberto Cawigan is now 65, nearly double his age when he was supposed to receive his land share. He lamented how by now he could have saved…
Protecting agrarian beneficiaries through secure land tenure is climate justice, as it recognizes the disproportionate impacts of climate change on these vulnerable groups while also seeking solutions that address its root causes.
“Many Filipinos cannot afford to eat rice for every meal. No more wasted rice on the tables of farmers and workers?”
“If Marcos Jr., as the president of the country and a former head of this department, didn’t resolve the agriculture and food crisis, now, he appointed an oligarch.”
Rural peoples in different countries in Asia kicked off mobilizations geared towards the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties 28 (COP 28) in Dubai come November.