DAR sets September award of Luisita

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Close to 5,000 hectares of sugar farms belonging to the family of President Aquino will be awarded in September to farmer-beneficiaries. Undersecretary for Operations Jose Grajeda said the department will distribute the lands to 6, 212 farmers-beneficiaries of Hacienda Luisita. “Allow us first to finish the raffle-draw of lot assignments to begin next week and is expected to end by Aug. 2,” he told the Manila Standard. After the completion of the raffle draw for the farmers, Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes will immediately generate certificates of land ownership award for submission to the Registry of Deeds in Tarlac, then the land transfer of certificate of title follows, he said.

Source: Manila Standar Today