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November 14, 2015
The installed farmer beneficiaries are happy that they can finally harvest peacefully in their land, July 2, 2015 © Astrud Lea Beringer / FIAN Philippines

Hacienda Matias: Major step toward the fulfillment of the right to adequate food

The Philippine Government showed commitment to fast-track land distribution in Hacienda Matias, Quezon Province, in order to guarantee the right to adequate food of the farmer beneficiaries and their families. San Francisco, Quezon, Philippines – The dream of many is to have a house, a car and a well-paying job. But the dream of people […]
November 14, 2015
Decades-long Struggle for AR

Decades-long Struggle for Agrarian Reform

The government of the Philippines should finally complete land distribution and provide essential support services to farmer beneficiaries. Despite 27 years having passed, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), a social justice measure that could guarantee the human right to adequate food and nutrition of millions in rural parts of the Philippines, is yet to […]
November 14, 2015
A steel gate that represented the strong landlord-resistance in Hacienda Matias is finally dismantled © Astrud Lea Beringer / FIAN Philippines

Successful land installation in Hacienda Matias, Philippines

Although the Philippine Government has showed commitment to fast-track the land distribution, the process has yet to be finalized by giving land to all farmer beneficiaries and providing support services. After four weeks camping out in precarious conditions in front of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) head office, the government resumed the installation of […]

HACIENDA LUISITA: A decades-long struggle for the right to food

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