The much-awaited opinion on how untitled lands will be treated under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) is finally out. DOJ Opinion No. 100, Series of 2012 was released last 13 November 2012 answering the Department of Agrarian Re
Recent talks on agrarian reform seem to be highly concentrated on the land distribution in Boracay island. Despite many debates on whether the lands in Boracay are CARP-able or, at least, suitable for farming, DAR supported the declaration of Preside
The municipality of Infanta, Quezon has been self-sufficient in rice for a decade now. In 1998, it already attained a 132% food sufficiency level according to official municipal data. Of its 22,500 hectare land area, around 1,500 hectares are planted
Many have waited for the coming 2010 Elections. Some are excited and others may feel worried of the outcome of the elections. Why? The May 2010 Election is the first nationwide automated elections, meaning that Filipinos would be using machines in re
What are the rights of a pollwatcher
Watch the proceedings or discussion of the BEI.
Jot down all the information heard and watched.
Document the voting and counting. Take a photo of the election returns and the ballot box.
Voice and file pro
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Written by Manuel Domes
The current 15th Congress has the unique chance to finally pass the legislation for a comprehensive national land-use policy. The National Land Use and Management Act (NLUMA) is the last incar
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THE ROLE OF MEDIA IN THE CARPER CAMPAIGN:Â OF MEDIA BITES, SNAPSHOTS AND SPREAD OF STORIES
By: Murin Velasco
Three years of intense campaigning for the CARP Extension with Reforms (CARPER) Law paved the way for local and i
The onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (International name: Mangkhut) brought an estimated PhP14.3 Billion worth of agricultural losses, according to the reports of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).&nb