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IRR for EO 75 signed

IRR for EO 75 signed

The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Executive Order No. 75, Series of 2019, which directs the identification of government-owned lands (GOL) which are dedicated or suitable for agriculture, has been signed by the heads of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Department of…

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DAR adds microfinance in new phase of project for small farmers

DAR adds microfinance in new phase of project for small farmers

Meanwhile, a representative of the Porac Farmer Agrarian Reform Cooperative, Robert Lintag, said that the LinkSFarM project was also of great benefit to him. “Naisama ako sa 10 magsasaka sa buong Region III na kumuha ng National Certificate 11 ng Agroenterpreneurship noong nakaraang taon.…

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DAR Central Visayas inks P11.4 M deal for farm tools

DAR Central Visayas inks P11.4 M deal for farm tools

Farm machineries and equipment will soon be on their way to agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations (ARBO) of Central Visayas after the regional office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently signed procurement contracts worth a total of P 11.43 million. The purchase of these…

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DAR turns over bridge in Amlan town

DAR turns over bridge in Amlan town

The 24-meter Ongon Steel Bridge now connects the sitios of Cantalina-Panusuan and Tuybo in Barangay Silab.The project, worth P28 million, was funded through the Tulay ng Pangulo Para sa Kaunlarang Pang-Agraryo Program of the DAR which provided P24 million under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform…

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DAR chief creates new body to speed up conversion cases

DAR chief creates new body to speed up conversion cases

Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones has created a new collegial body deputized to act on applications for land use conversion. The same group, called the “Land Use Cases Committee” (LUCC), is also authorized to grant or reject applications for exemption and exclusion of…

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Journal on agrarian justice on wheels launched

Journal on agrarian justice on wheels launched

A journal on the Agrarian Reform Justice on Wheels (ARJOW) program was recently published by the legal division of the Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR) provincial office in La Union. “The ARJOW Journal was conceptualized to document the activities of the Legal Division for the…

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Complete land distribution by 2022, feasible - Castriciones

Complete land distribution by 2022, feasible - Castriciones

“There are three things that the administration of President Duterte wants us to accomplish. First is the distribution of government-owned lands as mandated under Executive Order No. 75, second, the parcellation of collective CLOAs, and most of all, ensuring that the country is LAD Free by…

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DAR targets complete land acquisition and distribution by 2022

DAR targets complete land acquisition and distribution by 2022

Land acquisition and distribution (LAD) free by 2022. This is the target of the Department of Agrarian Reform, following President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s directive to complete the distribution of agricultural lands to landless farmers before the end of his term. A three-day national…

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Castriciones urges lifestyle check on DAR officials

Castriciones urges lifestyle check on DAR officials

Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John R. Castriciones has recently urged third level officials of the agency to undergo voluntary lifestyle checks in another action towards eliminating graft and corruption within its ranks. “In the exigency of the service and in line with the…

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Duterte orders DAR: Divide parcels of land to individual titles

Duterte orders DAR: Divide parcels of land to individual titles

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has ordered the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to facilitate the survey and re-documentation of collective land titles to individual certificates of landownership awards (CLOA). According to a study made in 2017, some 2.251 million hectares collective CLOAs of…

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Installed ARBs in Ormoc now live a better life

Installed ARBs in Ormoc now live a better life

ORMOC CITY – Agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARB) installed by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) into their awarded lots here in recent years have improved their quality of lives. This was the observation of Regional Director Sheila Enciso, who visited early this month seven ARB…

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DAR-VI conducts ARB Symposium

DAR-VI conducts ARB Symposium

Meanwhile, a team from the PCIC, headed by Vice President Antonio Uy, II, comprehensively discussed the benefits of the ARB Insurance Program. A total of 134 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organization representatives attended the said symposium with 22 coming from Aklan, 30 from Antique, 27 from…

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23 ARBs installed in Bacolod City

23 ARBs installed in Bacolod City

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Negros Occidental-North, through the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), has recently installed 23 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Bacolod City. The ARBs were installed in the 8-hectare land previously owned by Janet De Luzuriaga situated…

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23 ARBs Installed in Bacolod City

23 ARBs Installed in Bacolod City

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Negros Occidental-North, through the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), has installed 23 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Bacolod City on Thursday, May 2, 2019. ARBs were installed in the 8-hectare land previously owned by Janet De…

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