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Farmers displaced by Maguindanao massacre get UN-WFP help

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Farmers of Sitio (sub-village) Masalay in the village of Salman here, who were traumatized and displaced after the massacre of 58 people five years ago, are inching their way back to normal life by planting corn and vegetables.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Santiago wants ‘Hacienda Binay’ distributed to farmers

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Monday filed a resolution expressing the Senate’s sense that a vast farm allegedly owned by Vice President Jejomar Binay should be distributed to farmers if covered by the agrarian reform program.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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 »