Position Papers

On Agribusiness Venture Arrangements (AVA)

UMA Pilipinas position paper on House Bill 5161 on Agribusiness Venture Arrangements (AVAs). House of Representatives. March 4, 2015.



On the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) for Sugar Workers

UMA Pilipinas position paper on the Social Amelioration Program (SAP). House of Representatives. May 2014.



On the Sugar Industry

UMA Pilipinas position paper during a Senate hearing on the Sugar Industry, January 28, 2014.



Initial Report on Hacienda Luisita

Initial Report of the Hacienda Luisita National Fact-Finding Mission held September 16-17, 2013 led by Anakpawis Partylist, UMA and the local farmworkers alliance AMBALA.

On September 17, eleven (11) delegates of the mission, including Anakpawis Congressman Fernando Hicap, were manhandled and arbitrarily arrested by the Tarlac City Police.

The report confirms the anomalous land survey and land distribution scheme conducted by the Department of Agrarian Reform, militarization and harassment of farmworker-beneficiaries and renewed landgrabbing by President Benigno Aquino III family, the Cojuangco-Aquino clan of Tarlac.


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