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Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Coconut pest infestation in Batangas killing livelihood of farmers

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — An agriculturist from the environmental political party Kalikasan Partylist is calling on the Benigno Aquino III government to address what she said was the problem of massive coconut scale infestation in Southern Tagalog, specifically in the province of Batangas. The group said it is urgent for the

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Tillers reject Aquino plans to take over coco levy funds

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO “The coco levy funds would only change...

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

From Quezon to Misamis Oriental, women coconut farmers struggle to make both ends meet

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO "Our income as coconut farmers is only enough...

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Coconut workers condemns DOLE, urges Duterte to probe into their situation

PRESS RELEASE Sept. 26, 2011 Davao City – Workers with the Kahugpungan sa mga Trabahante sa Superstar – Alliance of Democratic Labor Organizations (KTS-ADLO) criticized today the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the National Conciliation...

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