The Tumanduk are being forced to accept P50,000 per hectare for those holding a Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title, lesser amounts for those without title. These monies could not last long.
Tags: National Irrigation Administration
“The government should waive payment of irrigation fees in national irrigation systems; erase all unpaid back accounts of irrigation associations, farmers in national irrigation systems; and, subsidize irrigation fees in communal irrigation systems.”
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Various groups called for the immediate release of a leader of indigenous peoples who was recently arrested in Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija. Ernesto Bubod, 54, a Kalanguya-Igorot and vice chieftain of Sitio Maluyon, Brgy. Villarica, Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija, was taken by five armed men in plainclothes who posed as…