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Planting rice not anymore fun for Filipino farmers due to disasters,...

The rice liberalization law resulted in the country's "total reliance" on a very limited market for food security

Activists, farmers hold protest marches to pay tribute to Filipino peasants

Protesters called on the government to act on the killings of peasants and appealed for “respect for those who produce the food we eat”

Nothing to celebrate on World Food Day, say Filipino farmworkers, activists

Activists in the Philippines and other poor countries dubbed the day "World Hunger Day", and during the pandemic, "World Foodless Day"

Under Marcos, Negros’ lush sugar lands turned red

A system of injustice had propped up the elite of Negros’ monocrop economy for more than a century

‘Planting rice is never fun’

Proclaiming the Word of God is no different sometimes from what the farmer does on the soil to make it disposed for the planting.

Filipino farmers decry gov’t failure to complete land distribution program

The Duterte administration was only able to distribute 91,776 hectares of agricultural lands nationwide from 2016 to 2018

Manila prelate calls for support for agriculture, fisherfolk

The government's call for people in the cities to go back to the provinces will only fail if the agriculture sector will not get adequate support.

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