CARPER extension - updates

Rappler's latest stories on CARPER extension


Farmers troop to Congress for CARPER extension bill

May 26, 2015 - 10:47 AM

HB Nos 4296 and 4375 remain pending in the House of Representatives

Farmers talk to Akbayan Party-list Rep. Barry Gutierrez after security personnel used pepper spray and firemen doused water at the rallying farmers calling for the complete overhaul of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Farmer or landlord?: Whose side is your bishop on?

Mar 01, 2015 - 10:29 PM

Eighty one Catholic Church leaders urge the Aquino administration to approve land reform bills How are your priests helping farmers enjoy their rights to land?

74 bishops to Aquino: Don't let land reform die

Mar 01, 2015 - 10:26 PM

Catholic leaders including 15 archbishops 59 bishops and 7 church administrators call on President Benigno Aquino III and lawmakers to approve agrarian reform bills

WAITING. The fate of large tracts of agricultural land meant for farmers remains uncertain as long as law makers do not decide on the agrarian reform deadline extension. Photo by Arcel Cometa

Aquino to Congress: Extend agrarian reform deadline

Jun 11, 2014 - 7:14 PM

As the June 30 deadline set by law for agrarian reform nears the President certifies as urgent a bill extending the land acquisition and distribution component of the program

SPEED IT UP. Mindanao farmers call on the Department of Agrarian Reform to speed up land distribution. Photo by Bobby Lagsa

'271,000 hectares not yet covered by agrarian reform'

Jun 04, 2014 - 5:58 PM

Task Force Mapalad asks the Department of Agrarian Reform to fast track the coverage of these lands but the agency admits it needs time beyond the June 30 deadline

FAST-TRACK. Farmers from Mindanao who marched for five days from Malaybalay City in Bukidnon to Cagayan de Oro made a noise barrage outside the Department of Agrarian Reform Central Office in Quezon Memorial Circle on June 4 demanding the fast-tracking of CARPER implementation. Photo by Bobby Lagsa

DAR: CARPER extension not needed

Mar 06, 2014 - 4:37 PM

But the department wants Congress to pass a law allowing DAR to issue Notices of Coverage after June 30

LAND REFORM DEADLINE. As the CARPER nears its June 30, 2014 deadline, some farmers claim the DAR's land distribution still favors landlords. Photo by Arcel Cometa