There seems to be no end in sight just yet for the increasing food prices in the Philippines, with the country’s poor bearing the brunt of it.
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Kailan ipaghahain ng gobyerno ang taumbayan?
Ang community pantries ay kabaligtaran ng tikom na kamay na bakal ng gubyerno.
When will the national pantry feed the people?
The iron fist has all the resources and should unclench to feed the hungry.
Carinderia vendors and workers lean on each other as food crisis looms
Carinderia vendors and consumers considerably lean on each other to combat the threat of food insecurity, but several vendors also stressed that they can’t hold on long enough and hope to receive subsidies from the government.
LTE: Chronic state of food crisis
LETTER TO THE EDITOR October 17, 2011 Hunger, poverty, and violence mark the 2011 World Food Day as civil unrests and social instability occur in developing countries. In 2008, when the global food shortage has intensified, there were food riots in Mexico, Indonesia and Egypt. This appalling state of hunger is revealed in the October…
The Global Food Crisis: The Time Has Come to Do Something
By FIDEL CASTRO Counterpunch Posted by Bulatlat.com I shall relate a bit of history. When the Spanish “discovered” us five hundred years ago, the estimated population on the Island was no more than 200,000 inhabitants who were living in harmony with nature. Their main sources of food came from the rivers, lakes and seas rich…
GMOs Not Solution to Food Crisis, Envi Group Says
Greenpeace calls on gov’t to heed UN warnings Greenpeace, an international environmental organization, has called on the Philippine government to heed the warnings of the world’s leading agricultural scientists that industrial agricultural practices and genetically-modified (GMO) crops will not solve the current food crisis. POSTED BY BULATLAT Vol. VIII, No. 11, April 20-26, 2008 Greenpeace,…
Reverse Philippines’s Dependence on Food Imports
The Philippines has become too dependent on food importation to make up for its shortfalls in domestic production and should reverse this trend. BY IBON FOUNDATION Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 9, April 6-12, 2008 The Philippines has become too dependent on food importation to make up for its shortfalls in domestic production and…
Rice Not Lies! HK OFWs say GMA Answers Hunger with Squander
BY UNITED FILIPINOS IN HONG KONG DEMOCRATIC SPACE Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 8, March 30 – April 5, 2008 Filipinos get hungry as the price of our staple food shoots up while Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo squanders about PhP2 million to spew out lies and project false support of overseas Filipinos to her crumbling administration.…