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45 Farmers in Hinigaran take Oath as Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries

45 Farmers in Hinigaran take Oath as Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries

A total of forty-five (45) farmers from various landholdings took oath as Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries at the Binalbagan Municipal Trial Court in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental in July 19, 2019. After several routinary screening processes and field validations, these farmers were found to…

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DAR passes first acid test for proposed 2020 budget

DAR passes first acid test for proposed 2020 budget

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) passed the first acid test for its proposed P8.426-billion budget after Secretary John R. Castriciones enlightened inquisitive lawmakers during the House committee hearing about its expansive role in promoting social justice and spurring rural development.…

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NV farmers receive land titles, support services from DAR

NV farmers receive land titles, support services from DAR

The Department of Agrarian Reform Nueva Vizcaya (DARPO NV) recently distributed Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs), covering a total land area of 68.58 hectares to qualified agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Nueva Vizcaya. Farm equipment, tools, and farm inputs were also given to…

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Farm machinery given to 3 Quirino farmers groups

Farm machinery given to 3 Quirino farmers groups

Cabarroguis, Quirino – Three agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organizations (ARBOs) from Quirino Province were recently each given a heavy tractor with trailer by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). The DAR identified the recipients as the Go Quirinians Savings and Credit…

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PDu30 graces 31st CARP anniversary, distributes land titles to 46,338 beneficiaries

PDu30 graces 31st CARP anniversary, distributes land titles to 46,338 beneficiaries

MORE than 46,000 agrarian reform beneficiaries will be freed from the bondage of the soil as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte distributes to each of them today 47,377 land titles, covering 71,198.35 hectares of agricultural land, at the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) central office in Quezon…

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DAR celebrates CARP’s 31st year

DAR celebrates CARP’s 31st year

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is celebrating the 31st year of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) implementation by lining up various activities at the Quezon Memorial Circle and the DAR compound. CARP is a social justice government program initiative that aims to grant…

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Barili farmers receive common service facilities worth P1.6 M from DAR

Barili farmers receive common service facilities worth P1.6 M from DAR

Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) – Cebu recently turned over a 35-HP tractor with implements worth P1,048,000 and two units of shredders worth P270,000 each to farmer-beneficiaries in Barili, Cebu. This was led by DAR Cebu head, Antonio A. Del Socorro. The tractor was given to the…

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DAR seeks funding for 102 livelihood proposals of ARBs in EV

DAR seeks funding for 102 livelihood proposals of ARBs in EV

This project is expected to improve household income of the farmers particularly the ARBs by expanding and increasing their access to economic opportunities. Meanwhile, Assistant Regional Director for Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development and Sustainability Program, Ismael Aya-ay, further…

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Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Receive Farm Machineries

Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Receive Farm Machineries

John H. Gamad, Chief Agrarian Reform Officer for ARB Development & Support said, “The project, which includes capacity building and provision of FMEs, will help the organizations become hubs of support services to the ARBs thereby developing resiliency in the agrarian…

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Quezon farmers get land titles

Quezon farmers get land titles

Colocar told the new landowners that government’s support for them under the CARPer does not end in the distribution of lands, there are also various support services to boost their economic lives. “The DAR, Department of Agriculture (DA), the Land Bank of the Philippines and other…

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DAR, TESDA to enhance farmers’ entrepreneurial skills

DAR, TESDA to enhance farmers’ entrepreneurial skills

Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones has struck a deal with Secretary Isidro Lapeña of the Technical Educational Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to provide farmer-beneficiaries and dependents off-farm business skills to augment their family income. The two recently signed a…

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Duterte distributes 102,727 hectares of agri lands in Mindanao

Duterte distributes 102,727 hectares of agri lands in Mindanao

Davao City, August 3, 2019 – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte yesterday led the distribution of 58,387 certificates of land ownership award (CLOA) to 60,233 farmer-beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) here. The Mindanao-wide CLOA distribution covers 102,727…

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New marching orders from the DAR chief

New marching orders from the DAR chief

MABALACAT, Pampanga—“Let us be proactive in serving our farmers through land distribution and provision of much needed support services.” This was the marching order of Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John R. Castriciones at the conclusion of the agency’s…

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DAR Secretary John R. Castriciones’ Statement on the Anti-Red Tape Authority’s Commendation of DAR

DAR Secretary John R. Castriciones’ Statement on the Anti-Red Tape Authority’s Commendation of DAR

The Department of Agrarian Reform is very pleased that the measures the agency has placed to streamline its services have been noticed and commended by the Anti-Red Tape Authority. DAR has been hard at work to respond to the needs of our farmer-beneficiaries and the directives of President…

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