Rappler's latest stories on coconut farmers in the Philippines
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol says he wants coconut farmers to go beyond copra. It remains unclear, however, when the coco levy fund will be released.
Kilus Magniniyog hopes to reclaim the coco levy funds – money collected from coconut farmers during the time of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
'Pera na nga namin, maglo-lobby pa kami? Pera na nga namin, makikiusap pa kami?' says Ed Mora, lead convenor of the Kilusang Magniniyog, on the need for congressional approval before use of coco levy funds
The coconut farmers are more than half way done with their 71 day 1 750 kilometer journey Will Aquino face them in Malacañang?
Oxfam says there s no funding with the UN for coconut farmers and fishermen who support more than 1 million families and are now dependent on aid
It hurts Coconut farming families are going to go hungry says an official