June 1, 2022
The economy that the Duterte administration painted in its final report was a fantasy. It omitted important numbers that show how it wasn’t an economy that worked for ordinary Filipinos. Download the landscape version of the infographic here.
March 29, 2022
As we observe the Global Day of the Landless, we take a look at how the Duterte administration totally neglected Philippine agriculture.
October 21, 2021
The Duterte government’s glaringly low prioritization of agriculture is worsening the country’s decline in food self-sufficiency. Production support for small farmers and fisherfolk as part of a larger economic stimulus program is even more urgent.
July 25, 2021
The Duterte administration claims that under its watch, agriculture sector growth significantly increased. Simply untrue.
June 25, 2021
The economic managers have been using runaway inflation to justify liberalizing rice importation. But government’s obsession with imports liberalization has only worsened the jobs crisis, loss of livelihoods, and farmers’ bankruptcy.
April 9, 2021
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.
November 1, 2020
FEATURES | The government’s defeatist attitude and blind surrender to market forces is the biggest reason why Philippine rice production and domestic agriculture as a whole remains so backward
March 9, 2019