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Martial Law Extension to Ensure Expansion of Plantations in Mindanao

The Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) condemns the extension of martial law in Mindanao for another year by President Duterte’s new cronies in Congress.​ 295 more words

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Adding a role at The Palm Scribe

Recently I added another role to my LinkedIn account and have since been getting lots of well wishes but also a number of concerned questions on whether I had stopped working at Maverick to become advisor at… 1,207 more words


Cimatu appointment spells intensified plunder and rights violations in Mindanao

The Network Resisting Expansion of Agribusiness Plantations in Mindanao (REAP Mindanao Network) warned that the confirmation of ex-militaryman Roy Cimatu is tantamount to intensified plunder in the island. 492 more words

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A start in PNG

The plane touched down at Hoskins airport, West New Britain. I was here to take up a new job as an assistant manager at a palm oil plantation. 776 more words

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If you had asked me this question a few years ago I would have been pretty stumped.  Like most people I vaguely understood that Palm Oil grew in the tropics, and that it had a bad press. 686 more words

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Nambawan Post

So I work in Tropical Agriculture, sounds great doesn’t it, how about I work in the Palm Oil Industry?  All turn away in shock with images of homeless Orangutans, burning forests and drying peat bogs. 429 more words

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