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Eye-watering onion prices make Philippine staple a luxury

As onion memes spread on social media, the humble vegetable has become a symbol of wealth in the poverty-afflicted country

Photos: ‘No to food price hikes’

Women farmers and their supporters stage a demonstration to demand an immediate solution to the rising prices of food in the country

Women’s group calls for justice for Hacienda Luisita massacre victims

“Exactly 18 years have passed since the massacre, but justice still eludes the families of the victims”

A prayer for farmers and agricultural workers

Let the farmers’ names be named and recognized, this very day and for all times

Climate-induced disasters aggravate Filipino farmers’ sorry state

Hopes for a good and bountiful harvest faded as the golden grains of rice float on floodwater

Gov’t urged to increase local rice procurement fund, halt importation

The farmers urged the government to purchase at least 20 percent of the estimated 19.96 million metric tons of local rice production

Farmers welcome moratorium on land amortization, but say ‘not enough’

“Free land distribution is just and necessary and the only acceptable means of agrarian reform”

‘Start my life from zero’: Poor Pakistanis face heavy cost of...

Floods have ruined crops and homes across Pakistan, leaving many of the country's poor struggling to restart their lives

Peasant group hits proposed agriculture budget cuts, demands higher subsidy

In its proposed 2023 budget, the agriculture department is set to slash about PhP211 million in “Irrigation Network Service”

As rice shortage looms, farmers remain unaided

Expect low rice harvest and high prices as usual this Christmas. The Philippines must import 2.9 million tons – 58 million sacks.

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