November 14, 2016

Ormoc Farmers Reaps First Harvest in CLOA-awarded Land

The struggle bears fruit. BFA-Katarungan’s first harvest in their CLOA awarded land in Brgy. Matica-a, Ormoc.
November 14, 2016

1,228 Leyte CLOAs Awarded in Record Breaking Ceremony

Super Typhoon Yolanda (International Name: Haiyan) exposed the vulnerabilities, in the changing climate, of the farming sector without land tenure security. Months after Yolanda, the affected […]
November 5, 2016
CLOA Holders on the way to reclaiming their 25 hectare land. Photo credits:  Baby Reyes, RIGHTS
Bugho Farmers Association Finally Reclaims 25 has. of Land A Special Report on the Installation of 46 CLOA Holders in Ormoc Super Typhoon Yolanda’s landfall in the […]
September 22, 2015

KATARUNGAN LEYTE STATEMENT

SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 ” Kami ang mga lider kinatawan ng mga asosasyon ng mga parag-uma sa mga munisipalidad ng Alangalang, Barugo, Carigara, San Miguel at Ormoc. […]
September 17, 2015
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THE LAND BELONGS TO THOSE WHO GAVE IT LIFE

SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 To enter Irung, Brgy. Tabun, Mabalacat, you have to pass an outpost staffed by members of Boluntaryo, the organization of the people of […]
August 13, 2015
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Rights Eastern Visayas : SRI in Carigara, Leyte.

System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in 1,200 sq meters paddy in Carigara, Leyte. “This method aims to increase the productivity of irrigated rice by changing the […]
July 19, 2015
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Walden Bello’s Address to Tenant-Farmers in Hacienda Matias

(From Walden Bello’s Facebook status) JULY 19, 2015 “My address to the tenant-farmers of Hacienda Matias, July19, 2015 (Original in Pilipino) I am here to express […]
July 11, 2015
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BOXED AND BOTCHED PROMISES BY DAR REGION 8

JULY 11, 2015, TACLOBAN CITY – “Ang CLOA ay sa magsasaka ibinibigay at hindi ipina file sa drawer, ugat ng maraming isyu dito sa lupa ang pagtingin […]
June 22, 2015
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Farm Business Planning Workshop

  JUNE 22, 2015 Most notable remark yesterday came from farmer leader Alejandro Abano of Alangalang: “masaya ako sa pag uuma dahil nakapagtapos ako ng mga […]
April 30, 2015
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BFA-KATARUNGAN Self Installation

April 30, 2015 — On going self-installation initiative of Yolanda survivors who are KATARUNGAN members in Ormoc, Leyte. Secure land rights is a fundamental issue in Yolanda-affected […]
February 23, 2015
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Magsasakang na-Yolanda: Repormang Agraryo, hindi na uman-DAR

IKA-23 ng PEBRERO, 2015, Quezon City – Mahigit sa 50 lider magsasaka ng Kilusan para sa Repormang Agraryo at Katarungang Panlipunan (KATARUNGAN) mula sa Leyte at Negros Occidental, […]
January 16, 2015
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Landless Yolanda Survivors: “Pope Kiko, help us realize our dreams”

JANUARY 16, 2015, TACLOBAN CITY – “Pope Kiko, help us realize our dreams where there are no families left without homes and no peasant farmers without […]
August 26, 2014
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Promises, promises – that’s all we get from DAR

AUGUST 26, 2014 – Hacienda Luisita farmers’ under the Farmworkers Agrarian Reform Movement (FARM) are trying to make awarded lands productive despite zero support from the Department of […]