Philippines

AFA co-convenes 7th ACBF in Manila

AFA co-convenes 7th ACBF in Manila

More than 200 cooperative leaders and members, farmers’ and fishers’ organizations, development partners, government representatives, and civil society organizations from ASEAN member states convened in Manila, Philippines on 15-18 January 2018 for the 7th ASEAN Cooperative Business Forum (ACBF). This year’s ACBF centers on coop-to-coop […]

Land distribution turns landless community into organic farming cooperative

Land distribution turns landless community into organic farming cooperative

The Philippines embarked on a comprehensive Agrarian Reform Programme in 1981, set to redistribute 8.1 million hectares of land. Three years later, following land reforms, the Pecuaria Development Cooperative Inc. (PDCI) was established in Lanipga, Bula, a municipality in the province of Camarines Sur. In […]

KLMPE 2017 moves towards inclusive rural transformation

KLMPE 2017 moves towards inclusive rural transformation

The Knowledge Learning Market and Policy Engagement (KLMPE) 2017 with the theme “Moving Towards Inclusive Rural Transformation” has opened at the Asian Development Bank in Mandaluyong City on 27 November 2017. Around 250 Filipino farmers and fisher’s organizations, Philippine government, civil society organizations, development partners […]

IYFF+3-KLMPE: Moving Towards Inclusive Rural Transformation

IYFF+3-KLMPE: Moving Towards Inclusive Rural Transformation

Around 250 Filipino farmers and fisher’s organizations, Philippine government, civil society organizations, development partners and farmer an fisher’s organizations from ASEAN member countries will gather on 27-28 November 2017 at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Headquarters in Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila to celebrate the fourth […]

PAKISAMA celebrates 30th anniversary, holds 9th congress

PAKISAMA celebrates 30th anniversary, holds 9th congress

The Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary and holding its 9th congress on November 21 at the Claret Retreat House in Quezon City, Philippines with the theme “Perlas na mga Karanasan sa Tatlong Dekadang Nakaraan: Kasaysayan, Pakikibaka, Kabuhayan” (“Pearl […]



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