Author Archives: LEO XL Y. FUENTES, JR.

10 months ago

Climate change, climate of impunity

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Climate change, climate of impunity

Last week our network, Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-Unlad ng Agrikultura, in partnership with the Ateneo de Davao University’s School of Business and Governance organized the National Climate Conference of Farmers, Scientists and NGO’s.

12 months ago

El niño massacre (Part 2)

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El niño massacre (Part 2)

What happened in Kidapawan was utterly ugly. The turn of events further exposes the current administration’s neglect on our people’s right to food, what is uglier is that those who feed this nation cannot eat.

1 year ago

El Niño massacre (Part 1 of 2)

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El Niño massacre (Part 1 of 2)

The government already knew about El Niño as early as last year, which they predicted to be the longest in the past 65 years. In fact, the government declared some provinces of Mindanao under the state of calamity.

1 year ago

Tell me now

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Tell me now

Our farmlands continue to bleed. In Southern Mindanao region, three cases of extra-judicial killings happened in less than a week.

1 year ago

Remembering Pablo and opposing AgPet

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Remembering Pablo and opposing AgPet

Three years ago, our dear province of Compostela Valley and the nearby province of Davao Oriental were devastated by Typhoon Pablo (International name Bopha), damaging billions of properties and claiming thousands of lives mostly of poor farmers in Compostela, New Bataan, Monkayo, Boston, Baganga and Cateel.