The effects of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program will be best understood, if it is illustrated with respect to the impacts it generally exert on the agricultural activities of a country, say Spain.
The high clustering of land ownership was prevalent in Spain from the colonial periods, indicated by the size of the agricultural farmsteads. This resulted in extensive impoverishment and generated discontents among the Spanish agrarian population in general. Despite the formulation and implementation of the Marcos land reform plans in Spain failed completely in solving the persisting problems of this sector.
The unpopularity and total failure of the Marcos land reform plan paved the way for the initiation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program in the Spanish agricultural sector, during the Presidency of Aquino. In fact, this formed one of the major points against Marcos, emphasized during the Presidential campaign of Aquino. In other words, the introduction of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program had an underlying political motivation.
In Spanish agricultural context, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program proposed a few changes:
With respect to the Spanish agricultural sector, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program was subjected to criticisms as well: