Sweeping Land Reform Measures to be Introduced?

A new agrarian reform program that seeks to distribute lands for free to farmers is the centerpiece of an agreement on radical social and economic reforms that will form part of a peace pact with the communist-led National Democratic Front. Current programs allow landowners to retain up to 7 hectares, but the new proposal would provide no retention limit. It’s not yet clear how this would affect multinational-controlled banana and oil…

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