The bill amends the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law
of 1988 (CARL), or Republic Act (RA) 6657.
He said the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law
or RA 6657, however, prohibits the sale or lease of lands covered by the CLOA for at least 10 years.
In this regard, the Philippine government enacted the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law
of 1988 (CARP) as among its efforts to strengthen the farming industry and promote sound rural development and industrialization.
The measure seeks to address threats to food security in the country by amending the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law
of 1988 (CARP) or Republic Act 6657, which was enacted to promote social justice, sound rural development and industrialization and encourage land owners to cultivate economic-size farms as the basis of Philippine agriculture.
The agrarian reform law
that was passed during the time of former president Corazon Aquino in 1988 exempted sugar farms from land distribution, and offered shares of stocks to farmers.
During the meeting, the Cabinet approved a bill on selling state-owned real-estate properties subject to the agrarian reform law
, a memo on suggestions for securing wheat reserves, and a memo on providing a real-estate property for a project to invest in volcanic tuff.
96) Agrarian reform formally began on the same day that the Abandoned Goods statute took effect, by means of the Sandinista coalition's first Agrarian Reform Law
supported effort to avoid revolutionary unrest, Chile's agrarian reform law
sought to modernize the countryside and mitigate the exploitation of the rural poor.
The colonial mind-set prevails in modern times, for example through Bolivia's Agrarian Reform Law
The following year, on June 17, 1952, the Guatemalan Congress approved Decree 900, Arbenz's Agrarian Reform Law
A representative of the human rights group Programa Venezolano de Educacion-Accion en Derechos Humanos (PROVEA) told Inter Press Service that over the past four decades the proportion of land owned by large landholders grew from 23% to 42%, while small farmers, the supposed beneficiaries of the initial agrarian reform law
in 1961, saw their share barely rise, from 4.
The government has also promised to review long-standing grievances of rural communities, notably its water privatization bill and the complicated land titling procedure under agrarian reform law
, and to improve rural infrastructure and increase technical and financial support to small farmers.