By Jerome Aning
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.
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.
By Maricar B. Brizuela and Jeannette I. Andrade
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.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
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.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Farmers in Quezon province’s Bondoc Peninsula are pinning their hopes on President Aquino to fulfill the promises he made in Malacañang last week to solve the raging agrarian conflict there, according to a farmer leader.