Farmers’ harvests this year are disappointingly smaller than before – not just in amount but in size also of the grains itself.
Tags: El Niño phenomenon
“Kidapawan should not be another Escalante, Mendiola or Luisita.”
There is enough supply of rice and there are funds that can be used to help the farmers.
The Peoples Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) noted that the ongoing Senate inquiry revealed anomalies in calamity fund distribution and the government’s failure to provide food relief to families suffering from the effects of El Niño.