Land Reform

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Land Reform

Any direct action by a government to change who owns land in a country. For example, a government may confiscate property held by large, foreign corporations and distribute it among poor and small farmers. Land reform is highly controversial whenever it is practiced.
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Castriciones hopes to institutionalize housing, livelihood and scholarship programs for the farmers' wives or husbands and their children so that Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program beneficiaries will no longer have to pawn their CLOAs to fund the basic needs of their family.
Likewise, full crop insurance coverage shall also be provided to all qualified agrarian reform beneficiaries whose crops are destroyed due to plant diseases caused by pathogens, bacteria, fungi, viruses, virus-like pathogens, and other similar foreign bodies.
and Davao Marsman Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development Cooperative.
They had offered shares of stocks instead of land to sugar farmers, after this option was allowed when the country's agrarian reform program was passed by Congress.
Although women were largely excluded from land ownership and union membership, the agrarian reform brought them increased opportunities for paid work in modernizing farms, greater access to health care and birth control, and new arenas of civic engagement.
Since the beginning of Cardoso's administration, Amaral said, the government has given special attention to the condition of rural workers, including creating the Ministry of Agrarian Reform.
It is now fashionable to believe that the economic development of underdeveloped countries needs foreign capital, foreign experts, good public services, long-term planning, agrarian reform, plus, for good measure, a revolution.
The bill indicated that the necessary implementing rules and regulations shall be provided by the President Agrarian Reform Council.
8 million agrarian reform beneficiaries from 1972 to March 2017.
Land distribution at the Hacienda Luisita could be a "litmus test" of President Aquino's sincerity in pursuing agrarian reform, said Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona who was against the majority that crafted the Apex Court's ruling last July 5.
From the outset, in what Fallaw calls a "strategic triage," Cardenas subordinated most of a wide set of social, labor and political reforms to his overriding interest in realizing a sweeping agrarian reform in the henequen zone.
These actions, in addition to other civil and constitutional actions, were taken in response to attempts by the Federal Government, through the Federal Agrarian Reform Ministry, to evict several hundred Americans from vacation homes built over decade ago.