PHILIPPINES: Starving families of tenant farmers in Pigcawayan, Cotabato need government attention

PHILIPPINES: Starving families of tenant farmers in Pigcawayan, Cotabato need government attention

There has been starvation and hunger in the province of North Cotabato, Mindanao and several neighboring municipalities in Central Mindanao region following a severe drought that began early this year. It destroyed the farmlands and farm crops of many farmers in Pigcawayan and nearby provinces of Cotabato. Most of the tenant farmers, who have been living in abject poverty, have had to find other work or borrow money from their relatives and merchants, to meet their needs. Read more about PHILIPPINES: Starving families of tenant farmers in Pigcawayan, Cotabato need government attention