Category: Stories

Farmers’ infighting lead to disruption of farming activities

The ideal situation for any sector in any community is to be united in campaigns, calls for action, and even in planning up to implementation. However, in same cases, members have differences in intents and ideologies, leading to infighting and...

/ January 16, 2018

‘Progress’ at the expense of farmers’ interests

Filipino rural communities are caught in the crossfire between agrarian reform and "development" through infrastructure.

/ January 14, 2018
Photo: LGU Makilala

Guiding paralegals on agrarian reform

In the struggle towards a reformed land sector, getting to grips with the law is a must.

/ December 14, 2017

Philippine IPs, by policies and numbers

MANILA, Philippines – With October signaling the annual celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Month, it is more and more apt to talk about the indigenous people in the Philippines as well as their communities. The Philippine Statistics Authority defined “indigenous...

/ October 25, 2017

A peek on PH fisheries situation

The future of Philippine fisheries might be in danger.

/ October 7, 2017

#AgriFYI: Planning the Land Sector’s Future

A new land sector development framework is poised to reform the way land is used and developed.

/ September 20, 2017

#AgriFYI: Continuing security of land tenure

MANILA, Philippines – Agrarian reform policies in the past has benefited some of Filipino farmers all over the country. In one part, this is a success worth celebrating – seeing lives of formerly landless farmers transformed through the hope of...

/ July 25, 2017

Du30 mentions ‘green’ policies in second SONA

In second address to nation, Duterte urges government agencies to act on food production crises in climate change-affected areas, and enaction of National Land Use Act.

/ July 25, 2017