[From the web] On the 25th Year of CARP, farmers demand justice -Kilos Ka

On the 25th Year of CARP, farmers demand justice With the theme “ Security of Land Tenure, Justice for the Farmers”, various civil society organizations- the Kilusang Maralita sa Kanayunan (KILOS KA), the Demokratikong Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (DKMP)-Lanao, the Mindanao Peoples’ Peace Movement (MPPM), and the Lanao Fisheries Advocacy Network (LFAN)- converged and launched…

[From the web] Bukidnon farmers urge RAMCAR to vacate CARP-covered land; demand immediate installation | Task Force Mapalad

7 Mar 2012 – Bukidnon farmers urge RAMCAR to vacate CARP-covered land; demand immediate installation | Task Force Mapalad. Bukidnon farmers clad in cow heads held a picket-rally to condemn the illegal occupation and use by RAMCAR of 983 hectares of land already covered by the agrarian reform program depriving 550 farming families of justice.…

[People] Now Comes the Hard Part… by Walden Bello

Now Comes the Hard Part… By: Walden Bello Philippine Daily Inquirer January 7, 2012  Successful revolutions are rare; successful reform is even rarer, claims Samuel Huntington in his classic “Political Order in Changing Societies”. Today, what can only be described as a serious enterprise at reform is unfolding in dramatic fashion in this country. Whether…

[Press Release] Farmers to PNoy: CARPER completion not termination

MANILA, October 18, 2011 – Farmers’ groups today hit the President for lack of leadership and clear signal that demonstrate his determination to complete and implement agrarian reform. Protests came after PNoy failed to mention asset reform in his keynote address at the National Anti-poverty Commission’s Sectoral Assembly yesterday. “Ang agrarian reform ay bunga ng…