July 1, 2023
The Marcos Jr administration has not been looking at the stark reality of long-term agricultural decline. This chronic crisis deserves a full-time, competent and diligent leader.
June 30, 2023
A year after taking the secretary post, the agriculture sector continues to be in shambles on a macroeconomic scale under the leadership of President Marcos Jr.
June 16, 2023
The Marcos Jr administration has apparently taken over the reins of the agriculture department at a time of severe food and agriculture crisis, but without much inspiration.
July 23, 2022
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.