April 2, 2016
We are reposting this article in the wake of the massacre of 3 farmers in Kidapawan who were among those who collectively sought rice support from government amid the El Nino drought. By Arnold Padilla IBON Features—El Niño is not expected to occur until late June or July, with its impact likely to be felt by […]
March 31, 2016
Peasant and indigenous people’s groups in the region mark 29 March as the Global Day of the Landless. Initiated by the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC), it highlights the rural communities’ continuing struggle for land. In the Philippines, such struggle remains meaningful amid widespread landlessness still gripping its countryside. Decades of attempts at land reform have […]
March 15, 2016
IBON Network/ Consumers International/ This World Consumer Rights Day, Consumers International, calls on three major restaurant chains to make global time bound commitments to stop serving meat from animals routinely given antibiotics used in human medicine. Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health facing us today. Around half of the antibiotics produced […]
May 11, 2014
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