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

Banana farmers, lawyers, call for the passage of the AVA Bill

Banana farmers and lawyers stressed in a media briefing in Cagayan De Oro, Sept. 20, that the proposed House Bill (HB) 5085 or the Agribusiness Ventures Arrangements (AVA) in Agrarian Reform Lands Act should be passed to better protect the