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Senate Oks P8.4B DAR 2020 budget

Senate Oks P8.4B DAR 2020 budget

The Senate yesterday approved the P8.426-billion proposed budget of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for 2020. Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones said that through this budget the department will continue to support the beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform…

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DAR validates status of EP/CLOA and geo-tagging in Toledo, Cebu

DAR validates status of EP/CLOA and geo-tagging in Toledo, Cebu

Toledo City, Cebu – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has recently started the validation of the the status of emancipation patents (EP) and certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) in this city. The activity was conducted by a team from the Office of the Undersecretary for…

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Central Antique Convergence Area Launched to rehabilitate the towns of  Barbaza, Bugasong, Laua-an, Patnongon and Valderrama

Central Antique Convergence Area Launched to rehabilitate the towns of Barbaza, Bugasong, Laua-an, Patnongon and Valderrama

The Central Antique Convergence Area (CACA) was launched in the province with the goal to contribute more to the inclusive growth and poverty reduction in central Antique. It was held on November 8, 2019 at the Covered Gym of the municipality of Valderrama. The activity was spearheaded by the…

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DAR empowers Apayao farmers

DAR empowers Apayao farmers

Padilla revealed that the President has a marching order to the DAR to distribute all the remaining undistributed lands and idle government lands to farmers nationwide before his term ends. “Your province still has a balance of around 6,000 hectares and we would distribute all of this…

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DAR cites TESDA-certified Cadiz City ARB-graduates

DAR cites TESDA-certified Cadiz City ARB-graduates

Agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARB) from Cadiz City are raring to prove themselves in a new industry after being awarded with National Certificate II diplomas in Food and Beverage Services last month. Former Barangay Chairman Eduardo Javier lauded the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the…

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DAR employs “big brother” approach in strengthening farm orgs

DAR employs “big brother” approach in strengthening farm orgs

The provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Cagayan recently employed the “big brother” approach to strengthen agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBO) in the province. Engr. Arthur E. Faeldon, provincial agrarian reform program officer, said this is a…

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DAR launches ARB housing project, distributes farm equipment

DAR launches ARB housing project, distributes farm equipment

“The last three years of my administration will be focused on the agricultural sector. Tutulungan natin ang ating mga magsasaka,” she quoted the President as saying, drawing a big applause from various groups of farmers from the province of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao…

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Field facilitators trains on agro-enterprise development

Field facilitators trains on agro-enterprise development

She adds that the work to assist farmers in engaging the market is not as simple as helping them find buyers or transport their products. Farmers and ARBs are faced with various constraints. Some habits that they have practiced throughout their farming lives have hampered their progress and…

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IN PURSUIT OF ACCURACY AND OBJECTIVITY

IN PURSUIT OF ACCURACY AND OBJECTIVITY

DAR Province of Aklan conducted a one day orientation on the Revised Guidelines in the Implementation of the DAR Strategic Performance Management System (SPMS) on November 4, 2019 at USWAG Bakawan Inn, Brgy. New Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan. The orientation was attended by all the personnel of DARPO…

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Castriciones imparts value of sharing in learning fair

Castriciones imparts value of sharing in learning fair

“Hindi namin sinasabi na kami lang ang may kaalaman para sa pagtuturo at pagpapaunlad ng agro-enterprise development (AED). Meron din kaming mapupulot sa inyo. We share because that is a good value.” This was the message of Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John R.…

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DAR appeals to development partners

DAR appeals to development partners

“Let us all be one in ensuring that our paramount goals will be met as we provide integrated delivery of services and programs to rural farming, fishing, and upland communities of the country.” This was the message of Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones at the opening of a…

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PRRD is Pro-Life!

PRRD is Pro-Life!

September 19, 2019 is a date to remember for the 727 rebel returnees who chose to give it another try with the government after several years of insurgence and relentless defiance. With President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) personally gracing the activity, the rebels were assured of assistance…

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50 DIFFERENTLY-ABLED ARBS ENLIGHTENED OF THEIR RIGHTS

50 DIFFERENTLY-ABLED ARBS ENLIGHTENED OF THEIR RIGHTS

Fifty differently-abled members of various agrarian reform beneficiary organizations of Manapla gathered for an outreach activity and familiarization of their rights and privileges, last October 17, 2019. The Department of Agrarian Reform - Province of Negros Occidental 1, assembled a number of…

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Bataan farmers receive land titles, equipment

Bataan farmers receive land titles, equipment

The farm machines are provided under the Climate Resilient Farm Productivity Support Project. This program aims to boost farmers’ household income by modernizing their farming through the provision of new equipment. The DAR turned over a four-wheel-drive tractor to St. Thomas Agricultural…

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