Food Security





Bantay Bigas and farmers protest against liberalizationn of rice industry and importation.

Stop killing farmers with imported rice – Anakpawis solon

Manila, Philippines – Anakpawis Party-list Representative Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao questioned the planned importation of 250,000 metric tons of rice by the National Food Authority (NFA) announced by the Department of Agriculture. “We remind Sec….



World Food Day protest at the Department of Agriculture office in Quezon city led by KMP and Anakpawis.

Anakpawis, Makabayan lawmakers vote against ACEF extension

MANILA, Philippines – Anakpawis Party-list Representative Fernando “Ka Pando” Hicap and Makabayan bloc lawmakers, including Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares voted against House Bill No. 6162 or the bill extending the Agricultural Competitive Enhancement Fund…




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HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2444 – RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE & FOOD, THE COMMITTTEE ON AGRARIAN REFORM AND THE COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS TO CONDUCT A JOINT INQUIRY, IN AID OF LEGISLATION, INTO REPORTED ADVERSE IMPACT ON PEASANT COMMUNITIES IN BOHOL OF THE COUNTER-INSURGENCY PROGRAM OPLAN BAYANIHAN, THE COUNTRYWIDE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – PUROK POWER MOVEMENT IMPLEMENTED BY THE BOHOL PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT, THE ONGOING MILITARIZATION IN AGRARIAN COMMUNITIES, AND THE CONSEQUENT INTERRUPTION OF RICE MILL OPERATIONS OF THE CENTRAL VISAYAS FARMERS DEVELOPMENT CENTER AND THE TRINIDAD-TALIBON INTEGRATED FARMERS’ ASSOCIATION

Republic of the Philippines HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Quezon City SIXTEENTH CONGRESS Third Regular Session HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 2444 —————————————————————————————————————— INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES FERNANDO L. HICAP, NERI J. COLMENARES, CARLOS ISAGANI T. ZARATE, EMMI A. DE…