There goes the flak

With the government’s move to transfer the Department of Agrarian Reform to Davao City comes this flak drawn from the idea itself. 

President Arroyo announced in her 2006 state of the nation address the transfer of both DAR and the Department of Agriculture to Mindanao in line with her proposed “super regions”.

Many sectors questioned the idea, even some peasant groups who doubted the transfer as a cosmetic solution to the country’s ailing agrarian reform system.

 

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A Journalist from Mindanao

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