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GenSan farmers to get free crop insurance


Farmers here can look forward to free insurance coverage following the signing of a memorandum of agreement between the city government and the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC), Mayor Ronnel Rivera said.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Farmers ask SC to lift CA order vs Bt eggplant production


A group of farmers from Pangasinan and Bukidnon has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a Court of Appeals decision that stopped the field trial of the genetically modified (GM) eggplant as their livelihood might be adversely affected by the decision.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bishop to claimant: Stop harassing farmers

Archbishop Emeritus Paciano Aniceto on Sunday urged a land claimant to stop the harassment of 97 farmers who, in 2005, were granted land reform titles to a 130-hectare lot here.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Farmers march on Palace demanding true reform

Different militant organizations and farmers march towards Mendiola near Malacanang palace in Manila from Department of Agrarian Reform in Quezon City, Monday, on the last day of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (CARPER) law. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA/INQUIRER

About a thousand farmers marched to Mendiola in Manila on Monday to mark the expiration of what they called “bogus” Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) and then called for free distribution of lands to farmers.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino asked to reform DAR to complete agrarian reform targets

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An official of the Catholic Bishops’ of the Philippines (CBCP) urged President Aquino on Monday to institute changes in the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) so that his administration could complete the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) by 2016 as he had promised.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »