FARMERS DISCOURAGED FROM JOINING THE NPA photo by Mike Taboy
Agriculture

FARMERS DISCOURAGED FROM JOINING THE NPA

Jul 18, 2021, 4:21 AM
Mike Taboy

Mike Taboy

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A farmer leading his carabao along the highway in Barangay Quisao, Pililla, Rizal pass a hand-painted sign warning farmers against joining the communist rebel group New People's Army (NPA).

In past decades, farmers and other agricultural workers have been enticed to join the communist groups due to the problem of agrarian reform; nowadays, however, government programs to boost agriculture have largely served as a deterrent from joining the NPA. (MT)


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