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Higaonon farmers harassed, says group

The Kalumbay Regional Lumad Organization (KRLO) has scored the agribusiness firm A. Brown Co. Inc. (ABCI) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for harassing Higaonon farmers in Opol, Misamis Oriental

The country’s goat population can skyrocket by more than 80 percent if a new production system is implemented for the R13.2-billion industry.

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Cha-cha protest

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The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) said farmers will occupy Mendiola Bridge in Manila next week to demand genuine land reform and oppose Charter change (Cha-cha).

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Manila, Philippines – An Australian study has become a source of pride for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) since it claimed Asian farmers harvested an extra $1.46 billion through the use of rice varities the institute had developed. The Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) assessed the impact of IRRI’s research on improving […]

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Manila, Philippines – Where did the P1.8-billion fund allocated for the rehabilitation of farms hit by typhoons “Ondoy” and “Pepeng” go? This question was raised yesterday by Randall Echanis, deputy secretary general of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), upon learning that P5.8 billion from the Malampaya Fund was coursed through the Department of Agriculture […]

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