Re-examining the alternative venture agreements in commercial farms and plantations of Mindanao
The Makabayan bloc says hectares of land at the Davao Prison and Penal Farm were no longer distributed to farmer-beneficiaries after the BuCor-Tadeco deal was sealed
Farmers in Basuanga want the killer of peasant leader Arnel Figueroa jailed. Figueroa's murder was caught on video.
From peasant leader to agrarian reform chief, Rafael Mariano is now on the other side of the fence. Will he make a difference?
Task Force Mapalad farmers urge the president-elect to go after landlords holding 76% of 'untouched' lands in Negros Occidental
For many Hacienda Luisita residents, decades of protest have not given them the justice they seek. They continue, despite the obstacles in their path, in the hopes of getting what belongs to them.
DENR-CAR declares it was able to meet its target number of processed and issued land patents for 2015 under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program
How and why did land grabbing persist in the Philippines in the past years? A special double edition of the Focus Policy Review answers this question
Eighty-one Catholic Church leaders urge the Aquino administration to approve land reform bills. How are your priests helping farmers enjoy their rights to land?
Catholic leaders, including 15 archbishops, 59 bishops, and 7 church administrators, call on President Benigno Aquino III and lawmakers to approve agrarian reform bills
The legislative objective is laudable but the implementation is hindered by various roadblocks, Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, says
Senator Miriam Santiago says her experience as agrarian reform secretary tells her the landowners connived with government officials to spare their properties from the CARP
The House agrarian reform committee chair says DAR Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes must exercise his political will and use the full force of the law for a successful land reform program
Tatay Cardo is one of the 500 other farmers who marched from Central Luzon to Manila for this year's 'Lakbayan'
In Hacienda Luisita, farmers with no means to make their lands productive are forced to lease out their land to new 'landlords'
Exactly two years after the Supreme Court decision to distribute Hacienda Luisita, farmers say the area covered is being reduced by the President's family, with the help of the Department of Agrarian Reform
The agency is confident it will finish delineating farm lots and installing farmers in their land in the vast estate
Tadeco's earth-balling and fencing off of land is not illegal land conversion, says DAR chief Virgilio De Los Reyes
But the department wants Congress to pass a law allowing DAR to issue Notices of Coverage after June 30
Advocates supporting Hacienda Luisista farmworkers are against the Cybercrime law's provision on online libel
Two firms and a certified public accountant are chosen to perform the panel audit
Almost 3 decades after the massacre, farmers and workers return to the streets to demand elusive justice
DAR says the 200-300 hectares that farmers want distributed are classified as residential in a court ruling, but the agency is checking if these are agricultural
Around 5,800 qualified farmer-beneficiaries will be given land titles starting September 30 until mid-October
There have been overlaps and other inconsistencies in the records of agencies involved in implementing agrarian reform, admits the DAR secretary
Benhur Luy, whistleblower in the current pork barrel scam, is one of the respondents in the P200-million agricultural fund case before the Ombudsman
A first batch of 340 farmers from Barangay Cutcut in Tarlac City received lot allocation certificates. Government aims to complete land distribution in August
25 years since the agrarian reform law was passed, farmers call the landmark legislation a failure in addressing inequality in land ownership
Oxfam looks at the progress made since the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law was passed 25 years ago
The block farming scheme aims to make planting, fertilization and harvesting more profitable and cost-efficient
The businessman says limitation on foreign ownership of land in the country keeps many Filipinos in rural areas poor
Publicly-listed Roxas and Company Inc. (RCI) disclosed that its board authorized its president to sell as much as 1,212.57 hectares of land to the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).
The Department of Agrarian Reform is committed to fulfilling its land distribution targets despite a proposal to extend the agrarian reform program up to 2019, says Malacañang
President Aquino scores high marks for fighting corruption but is warned against a 'simplistic approach' to inclusive growth
Various farmers' groups and advocates who earlier placed their hopes in CARPER are still doubtful about its full implementation