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February 09, 2014 1831

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 1626

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 1495

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 1377

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..

623 Farmers Received Land Titles

The Department of Agrarian Reform Agusan del Norte has recently distributed Certificate of Land Ownership Awards (CLOAs) involving 1,956 hectares of agricultural land covered under Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program to 623 farmer-beneficiaries held at Sumile, Butuan City.
DAR Assistant Regional Director for Operation and Concurrent Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer II Andre B. Atega, CESO V graced the occasion assisted by DAR OIC-Municipal Agrarian Reform Officer Chona Maceda and Barangay Captain Andy M. Ecleo of Brgy. Sumile and other local barangay officials.
OIC-MARO Chona Maceda said that the 623 legitimate farmers and farm-workers have been tilling the land for many years since 1960. The said landholding was declared as alienable and disposable lands under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program.
Barangay Captain Andy M. Ecleoof Brgy. Sumile lauded DAR for its effort in implementing DAR’s land distribution program. He is also thankful to the local government under the leadership of Mayor Ferdinand M. Amante for the support to further boost their economic lives.
Atega explained to the new landowners their duties and responsibilities being a CLOA holder. He further said that Agrarian Reform is not merely on land distribution but also providing support services to ensure farmer-beneficiaries will be able to make the land productive.
Farmers-beneficiaries of Barangay Sumile were also thankful to DAR for finally they have proof of ownership of the parcels of land they have been tilling.