Category: Agrarian Reform

Left appointees to head DAR, DSWD, bare priorities

Incoming Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano and incoming Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo vowed to continue serving the people. Mariano said he would strengthen the possession of farmer-beneficiaries to the lands while Taguiwalo said she would ensure that the services and programs of government actually reach the people.

#BigasHindiBala | For Negros farmers, it’s ‘Escalante massacre’ all over again

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental – It has been 30 years since the bloody massacre of farmers in Escalante City. And the recent killing of farmers in Kidapawan has brought back memories of injustices committed against them. “When I saw and heard the calls of the Kidapawan farmers, weren’t those…