Tags: Coco Levy Funds Ibalik sa Amin (CLAIM)

Lakbay Magsasaka: Tales of a thousand oppressed tillers

“Today, the Filipino peasant masses vow to further our struggle for genuine land reform.”

Lakbay Magsasaka | ‘Duterte has failed farmers’

Farmers are fast losing hope after President Duterte reneged on his promise to return the coco levy fund to small coconut farmers and there have been moves inside the Department of Agrarian Reform to reverse the administrative and department orders, favoring farmers, which were issued by former Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano.

“We are not incidental beneficiaries of the coco levy funds. It was cash that was taken and stolen from us by the Marcos-Cojuangco clique; it’s only fair and just that cash is also returned to us.” – Coco Levy Funds Ibalik sa Amin (CLAIM)