Livelihood Activities: POs Responding to Poverty and Hunger
Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City: POs explore business potentials in farmer’s organic market.
PDI/PO CONSULTATIONS & DIALOGUES WITH GOVERNMENT AGENCIES:
Provincial Agrarian Reform Office, Cabanatuan City: PDI Staff and PO partners consult with Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer and DAR personnel to plan activities for preparation of requirements of ARCCESS.
Municipal Agrarian Reform Office, Laur, Nueva Ecija: Consultation meeting with MARO on the status of Lot 28, 29 within the Fort Magsaysay Military Reservation (FMMR) area previously distributed by DAR.
DAR CENTRAL OFFICE, QUEZON CITY
A formal Dialogue was conducted at the DAR Central Office in Quezon City with the DAR Undersecretary for Operations Narciso Nieto, PDI Director Ria M. Teves and NMGL President Amado Higante leading the dialogue (at the forefront) . The dialogue between NMGL PO leaders/PDI and the DAR centered on the pending agrarian reform cases in Zambales, Nueva Ecija and Pampanga. As a result, the DAR Regional Director Fil Inocencio, instructed the concerned provincial DAR personnel to act on the matters presented during the meeting.
Above photos show a dialogue with the Provincial Governor of Bataan regarding a request for assistance to the POS (PANABAT) in processing Ancestral Domain Claims of Indigenous People in different municipalities in the province. The Governor pledged to provide funds amounting to P10 Million for the undertaking in coordination with the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP).
Coron, Palawan: Consultation meeting was held with NCIP Regional Director to clarify matters regarding the conduct of surveys and other required activities for processing the Ancestral Domain claims of Tagbanuas in Coron, Palawan. The NCIP Director pledged his support for the titling process which is expected to be completed within the year.
Laur, Nueva Ecija: Technical assistance was provided by PDI in Barangay Development Planning
MOBILIZATIONS AND OTHER PO ACTIVITIES
Mendiola Bridge, Manila: Photo shows the PDI/PO contingent during the mobilization for the 24th Anniversary of the implementation of CARP. Participation in mobilizations help in projecting local issues to the national level.
Botolan, Zambales: Cultural presentation was given by IP PO members during a meeting between PDI, POs, DEP Ed and a private donor agency (SKF). This was followed by distribution of books and schools supplies to the non-formal education learners.
OTHER PDI ACTIVITIES
UP Diliman, Quezon City: A roundtable discussion on the Philippine Legal Framework Governing the Right to Adequate Food was conducted by PDI, FIAN Philippines, Focus on the Global South and Rights Network.
Botolan, Zambales: PDI Relief Operation for the victims of flood due to Habagat (moonsoon rains) in PDI project Areas.