DAR holds ‘Paralegal Training’ to strengthen CARP advocates in SurSur

piaSURIGAO DEL SUR, Nov. 27 (PIA) – The 2-Day Paralegal Training for the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) second liner advocates was recently conducted in Barobo, Surigao del Sur wherein around 37 participants composed of Barangay Agrarian  Reform Council (BARC) members, barangay officials and agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) coming from various municipalities of this province have joined.

The said activity was facilitated by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) provincial office which aimed to strengthen the department’s counterpart as paralegal advisers in the barangay level to respond the issues on agrarian conflict.

The paralegal group will identify areas for land acquisition and distribution activities in order to fast track the coverage of potential agricultural lands in their respective areas.

Among the topics tackled by the resource speakers were: The Issuance of Notice of Coverage; Rules and Regulations on Leasehold Operations in Tenanted Coconut Lands; Supplemental Rules and Regulations for Administrative Order no. 2 series of 2014 and Memorandum Circular 4 series of 2014 – Guidelines governing landholding that are for inclusion in or deduction from the CARPER land acquisition and distribution database. (NGBT/Myra Q. Yu, DAR Info Officer/PIA-Surigao del Sur)

Source: PIA