Through the Land Rights Program, IDEALS helps marginalized rural workers by enhancing their knowledge of laws pertinent to agrarian reform and rural development, representing them in legal cases and generating public awareness and support for the issues of the rural poor.

Banana farmers, lawyers laud Congress for agribusiness bill progress, urge to strengthen efforts for fair contracts

Banana farmers and lawyers lauded the Congress for bringing the agribusiness bill hearing to Davao City but continued to urge them to strengthen their efforts in helping farmers revoke and renegotiate their contracts with multinational companies. “This can be truly

Struggling for land, life, and change

By Mikhaela Dimpas Ambrocio Aveceno, or better known as Ka Ambo, saw and experienced first-hand how the farmers fought for their land, and now, how they are being forced into poverty and debt because of unfair contracts that riddle the

Solidarity in invisibility: The women in banana farms are rising

By Mikhaela Dimpas A great divide between men and women has always been seen. Men and their sons are expected to work, while the women and their daughters are expected to keep the home. The same can be seen in

This World Food Day 2017, banana farmers and lawyers call for fair contracts

Banana farmers and lawyers called for fair contracts and rural development in a media briefing at Quezon City this World Food Day 2017, Oct. 16. “We depend on our banana farms for everything because it’s our only livelihood,” said Rolando

CARP Paglipas ng 2008: Isang Praymer Tungkol sa “Panukalang Batas ng IDEALS” (“Ideals Bill”)

Ginawa ang praymer na ito upang hikayatin kayong makilahok sa pagtulak sa isang mahalagang panukalang batas na kasalukuyang nakasalang sa Komite ng Repormang Pang-agraryo (AR) sa Mababang Kapulungan ng Konggreso. Itinutulak ang “Panukalang Batas ng IDEALS” (“IDEALS Bill”) upang siguruhung