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Philippine 2014 CSO Land Reform Monitoring Initiatives: Joint Consultation Workshop

Monday September 19, 2016

Last 16 April 2015, ANGOC, LWA, University of the Philippines, College of Social Work and Development (UPD-CSWD), and Xavier Science Foundation (XSF) organized the Joint Consultation Workshop on the 2014 CSO Land Reform Monitoring Initiatives for the Philippines at the UPD-CSWCD, Quezon City. The event gathered around 20 representatives from the academe,Read More

Sugarcane farmers blocking the South gate of the House of Representatives.

Philippines: Landless sugarcane farmers block the gate of the Congress with bundles of sugarcane

Monday September 19, 2016

According to the Department of Agriculture, one of the largest remaining areas without Notices of Coverage (NOCs) under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) is those planted to sugar at 32%, and the province with the heaviest balance without NOCs is in Negros Occidental with more than 8,000 hectares. AsRead More

Farmers throwing snails to protest on the delay of the Bill on extending agrarian reform program. Photo clipped from a video by Inquirer.net. Video retrieved from: http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid3981403038001?bckey=AQ~~,AAADeK195aE~,O8gTyE3m1XQRsczDdDeqTt3eDc1OPPS7&bctid=4077995489001

Farmers protest on the slow-paced passage of the bill on extending the agrarian reform program

Sunday September 18, 2016

At least 16 farmers from Task Force Mapalad (TFM) threw snails at the House of Representatives on 24 February as a protest to the delay in the plenary debates on the House Bill 4296 extending and reforming the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). The bill seeks to extend the issuanceRead More

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