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February 09, 2014 1327

MOA on ARCCESS Project

The Department of Agrarian Reform in Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Sur State University (SDSSU) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to conduct Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Enterprise Support Services (ARCCESS) project at a ceremony held recently at SDSSU campus, Tandag City last July 3, 2013. The MOA covers the Organizational and Enterprise Needs Assessment and Design Assessment of the proposed “Rice Production and Palay Trading” and “Crop Trading.” These are to be… Read More..
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Feb 09, 2014 1110

Farmers Lead 25th CARP Anniversary

The Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) of Agusan del Norte led the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) where more than a thousand of farmers joined the motorcade and a farmers’ forum was held last June 14, 2013 in Agusan del Norte. Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Caraga Regional Director Faisar A. Mambuay said, “All we have done so far is addressing the challenges in bringing the CARP implementation process towards the successes of the… Read More..
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Feb 09, 2014 1081

DAR Gears Up For Mechanized Farming

The Department of Agrarian Reform in the province of Agusan del Norte through Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic Support Services (DAR-ARCCESS) recently conducted a 2-day formulation of Policies, Systems and Procedures (PSPs) and orientation of Common Services Facilities (CSFs) for mechanized farming held recently at Brgy. Tagabaca, Butuan City and Baleguian, Jabonga. The ARCCESS program is a government led initiative to help farmer beneficiaries transform from mere producers… Read More..
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Feb 09, 2014 944

DAR Agusan Norte Surpassed Land Distribution Target

The Department of Agrarian Reform in Agusan del Norte has set a record breaking 160 percent performance in land distribution from the annual projection of 1,370 hectares even before the 1st semester ends. As early as June 15, 2013, records showed that the office distributed a total of 2,198 hectares of agricultural lands to 1,248 farmer beneficiaries against this year’s target of 1,370 hectares. The remaining fifteen (15) days of the 1st semester is focused on the delivery of the additional… Read More..


54 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Get Land Titles

The Department of Agrarian Reform in the province of Agusan del Norte distributed 95 hectares of Agricultural land covered under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) to Fifty-Four (54) Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) held at Manoligao, Carmen, Agusan del Norte last May 2, 2013.
 
The awarding of titles was graced by DAR Caraga Regional Director Faisar A. Mambuay, CESO IV, together with Asst. Regional Director for Operation and Concurrent Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer II Andre B. Atega, and Vice Mayor Winefredo T. Taglucop of Carmen, Agusan del Norte.
 
An 88-year old farmer-beneficiary since 1965 named Bernardita P. Regner shared, "Malipayon kami karon. . . ug dako among pasalamat sa DAR sa titulo nga among nadawat . . . among ampingan ug palambuon kini”, (We are now delighted...and thankful to DAR for the land we received...we should take care of it and make it productive”, Regner said.
 
In behalf of Mayor Ramon Calo, Vice Mayor Taglucop lauded DAR in intensifying its effort on land distribution in his localities. He also encouraged the new landowners to undertake a positive attitude to make the land productive. On the other hand, Mambuay said, “this is just the start of several government interventions to help the farm-workers in Brgy. Manoligao. Just continue to be united and more support will follow.”
 
Also, ARDO Atega pointed out some responsibilities of the farmer-beneficiaries to use the land productively. He also emphasized some rules under republic act 6657 as to how the ARBs can be disqualified. He further said that the farmers must ensure to pay taxes to the local government.