Tags: Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas

Coco farmers hit plans to use levy fund for agribusiness, landlord compensation

“Once again, the government will provide the infrastructure for the benefit of big guns in the coconut industry at the expense of small coconut farmers. It is totally revolting that P305 million of small coconut farmers money will be spent for the so-called agro-industrial estate project that will only benefit local and foreign agri-businesses.” – Willy Marbella, KMP

Farmers call for genuine land reform 25 years after CARP implementation

25 years after the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program,farmers campout in front of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to protest the continued massive landlessness among poor Filipino farmers under what they call the “longest, most repressive land reform program in the Philippines.”