Jovanie Carpio carries a crate of tomatoes in Kasibu, the Philippines. Photo: Xyza Cruz Bacani Jovanie Carpio carries a crate of tomatoes in Kasibu, the Philippines. Photo: Xyza Cruz Bacani
Jovanie Carpio carries a crate of tomatoes in Kasibu, the Philippines. Photo: Xyza Cruz Bacani

Hunger and debt: hit by Covid-19, farmers in the Philippines hope their children follow a different path

  • Covid-19 restrictions have disrupted the supply of vegetables, devastating the livelihood of farmers in the Philippines
  • Some are migrants who lost their jobs overseas and returned home to become farmers, others are families who never left their land. Many fear hunger, while falling into debt

Topic |   Food and agriculture
Jovanie Carpio carries a crate of tomatoes in Kasibu, the Philippines. Photo: Xyza Cruz Bacani Jovanie Carpio carries a crate of tomatoes in Kasibu, the Philippines. Photo: Xyza Cruz Bacani
Jovanie Carpio carries a crate of tomatoes in Kasibu, the Philippines. Photo: Xyza Cruz Bacani
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