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Solon urges govt to remove agriculture from WTO pact (Feb. 15, 2014)

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 14:33 -- apc secretariat

Written by Jovee Marie N. dela Cruz

A LAWMAKER on Saturday urged the government through House Resolution 583 to remove the Philippines agriculture from the Agreement on Agriculture of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Party-list Rep. Fernando Hicap of Anakpawis said since the Philippines’s entry to the WTO, several anti-peasant laws were passed by the body, most of which are within the framework of the World Bank market-assisted land reform and free-market globalization.

Farmers resist slavery and death sentence of WTO! WTO beyond repair and reform, Junk WTO! by KMP (December 6, 2013)

Sun, 12/15/2013 - 06:58 -- apc secretariat

Manila, Philippines—More than 100 farmers led by the militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) on the 6th of December emblazons the Department of Agriculture with a condemnation protest, accusing the agency and President Aquino of being prime puppets of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) monstrous impositions in agriculture.


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