By DEE AYROSO
Tags: Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB)
“Today, the Filipino peasant masses vow to further our struggle for genuine land reform.”
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.
Thirty years under a sham agrarian reform program and one year under a progressive agrarian reform chief.
By ARNOLD PADILLA Contributor Bulatlat MANILA – On May 20, the House Committee on Agrarian Reform finally scheduled a public hearing on House Bill 3059. The proponents of the bill, also called the Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB), came in full force. Leaders of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) from as far as Mindanao…