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farmers and other rural peoples’ concerns

Umili ti Karayan Buaya, pinairut ti panagkaykaysa

VIGAN, Ilocos Sur — Nasurok 100 a mangibagi kadagiti komunidad a pagayusan iti Karayan Buaya iti ili ti Salcedo, Santa Lucia ken Santa Cruz ti dimmar-ay iti maika-uppat a kongreso ti Timpuyog ti Umili iti Karayan Buaya (TUKB). Itandudo ken irupir ti pudpudno a reporma ti daga ken pangtao a karbengan.” Naiyaramid daytoy idi Oktubre 31 babaen ti panangsangaili ti umili ti Brgy. Conconig East iti ili ti Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur. Ti nasao nga assembleya ket simmentro iti tema a “Pairuten ken palawaen ti panagkaykaysa para iti panangsalaknib ti pangkabiagan.

Moratorium ti panagbayad ti utang ken abbang dawat dagiti mannalon

VIGAN, Ilocos Sur — Kiniddaw ti militante a Solidarity of Peasants Against Exploitation (STOP Exploitation) ti interbensyon dagiti lokal a gobyerno para iti panangipatungpal ti temporario a panangipasardeng ti panagbayad ti abbang ti daga ken utang dagiti mannalon. Inayon pay ti grupo a nasken a mangilatang ti gobierno ti pondo para iti subsidiyo iti kasapulan a ramit ken inputs dagiti mannalon.

Camote disease threatens food security in Ifugao

BAGUIO CITY — A soil-borne disease that infests camote (sweet potato) plants in Ifugao villages has resulted to a food crisis, according to Alyansa dagiti Pesante iti Taeng Kordilyera (Apit-Tako), a regional alliance of peasants in the Cordillera.

Water system bring relief to a community in Abra

BAGUIO CITY — “It is a big relief for us residents of Manapnap that the rehabilitation of the water system has done; our children will no longer go to the river to take a bath before going to school and we do not need to go far to fetch water”. This is from a mother who worries every time her child goes to the river.

Dapilan a proyekto dagiti agtutubo ti Balbalan

BALBALAN, Kalinga Province — Dagiti agtutubo ti barangay Gawaan ket nakagatang da iti maysa unit nga dapilan a paandaren ti makina ken maysa met a silyasi babaen iti naurnong da nga pondo tapnu makatulong da iti panagdur-as iti komunidad babaen iti produksyon ti muscovado.

Ayyew-Ubbo-Vermiculture: Indigenous women’s augment mechanism

The intensifying whip of poverty among urban poor women and their families in Baguio City, necessitates a self-driven and sustainable model for economic augment that blends viable indigenous practices and an appropriate technology. This model is called ayyew-ubbo-vermiculture that evolved from a joint conceptualizing of SAMAKANA, organizations of urban poor women in Baguio and the Cordillera Women’s Education Action Research Center (CWEARC).

Farmers protest CARP, pushes for GARB

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Farmers under the banner of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), the national alliance of …

It’s Raining in Benguet

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Unlike the rice fields in the lowlands, terraces of temperate vegetables in Benguet are …