Author Archives: LEO XL Y. FUENTES, JR.

3 years 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.

3 years 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.

3 years 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.

3 years ago

GMO Capitalist Fiction

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GMO Capitalist Fiction

Davao City’s stand when it comes to GMO is a good one, the ban on GM crops in Davao City should serve as an inspiration to the various local government units throughout the country.

3 years ago

Who’s more thirsty for the irrigation budget?

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Who’s more thirsty for the irrigation budget?

The El Nino phenomenon that we are experiencing right now scored the highest for the past 65 years. According to US scientists, the dry spell, which is expected to last until December, will leave our fields dry and risk the productivity of our poor farmers.