IBON Media & Communications

Gov’t priorities enrich a few and destroy the environment–IBON

November 25, 2020

News | The Philippine government’s bias for profit-seeking interests even at the expense of the environment are the root cause of the logging, quarrying and land conversion in Rizal and Cagayan provinces that have caused such devastating floods.

IBON Executive Director on Bayanihan 2 spending

November 24, 2020

Lawmakers are eyeing the extension of Bayanihan 2 until a COVID-19 vaccine is available. Does this fix the law? At the same time, the economic managers have rejected any Bayanihan 3.

Swept away – Philippine agriculture bears wrath from government neglect

November 22, 2020

Features | Focusing on really strengthening communities: ensuring rights to basic needs including food and jobs, adequate standards of living, a balanced ecology, ample services, and development, would be what will forge the capacity to withstand disasters.