CREDIT AND MICRO-FINANCE PROGRAMS

CREDIT AND MICRO-FINANCE PROGRAMS

1.  AGRARIAN PRODUCTION CREDIT PROGRAM (APCP)

APCP is a joint DA-DAR-LBP five year credit and capacity development program designed to respond to the credit needs of ARBs on various economic projects such as agricultural crop production, agri-enterprise and livelihood projects and shall target new ARBs whose respective organizations are not yet eligible under the existing regular lending programs of LANDBANK. It will likewise address the credit needs of existing ARBs who are not yet accessing production loans from the formal credit market.

Contact Details:

Rural Finance Division (RFD), Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development (BARBD)
Tel No: 9261890Contact Details:
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2.            DAR-LANDBANK Credit Assistance Program for Program Beneficiaries Development (CAP-PBD)

CAP-PBD is a credit program that provides credit assistance to non-bank eligible ARB cooperatives and farmers’ associations and assists them to become bank-eligible organizations.  Interventions include institutional and enterprise development coupled with provision of small loans.

Contact Details:

Rural Finance Division (RFD), Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development (BARBD)
Tel No: 9261890Contact Details:
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3.      DAR-LANDBANK Microfinance Capacity Development Program in Agrarian Reform Areas (MICROFIN_CAP@ARAs>)

This program aims to provide financial access to ARBs in agrarian reform areas by linking them to well established micro-finance institutions (MFIs) and developing ARB cooperatives to become effective and efficient microfinance service providers, through the provision of capability building support and credit assistance.

Contact Details:

Rural Finance Division (RFD), Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development (BARBD)
Tel No: 9261890Contact Details:
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A.     Micro-Agri Loan Product (MALP) Development Program
This program aims to provide sustainable credit access by developing various micro-agri credit loans products (MALPs) channeled through bank-assisted cooperatives and countryside financial institutions (CFIs) Capacity building interventions are provided to partner conduits in undertaking market assessment, product operations review, product manual development; coaching and capacity building, pilot testing and roll out.

Contact Details:

Rural Finance Division (RFD), Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development (BARBD)
Tel No: 9261890Contact Details:
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B.     DAR-CARD, Inc.- Expansion of Microfinance Capacity Development Program for Partner Organizations
This is a capacity building initiative for ARB Cooperatives in ARCs to turn them into microfinance (MF) providers. The program enhances the existing credit and MF services as well as the development of new MF products that will help ARBs expand their existing enterprises. In several years of implementation, the program has established itself as a viable MF capacity building methodology.

Contact Details:

Rural Finance Division (RFD), Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development (BARBD)
Tel No: 9261890Contact Details:
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D.     DAR-NATCCO-Microfinance Innovations in Cooperatives in Agrarian Reform Areas (MICOOP@ARAs>) 


The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) partnered with the National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO) to put into operation the Microfinance Innovations in Cooperatives in Agrarian Reform Areas (MICOOP@ARAs) project. MICOOP was initially implemented in five agrarian reform communities (ARCs). Given the project’s potentials of contributing to increase credit access by agrarian reform beneficiaries, it shall be expanded to another 30 ARCs nationwide while continuously providing technical  support to the existing 20 MICOOP areas.

This project undertaken by DAR and the National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO) aims to enable selected relatively weak ARC cooperatives to provide bank-like microfinance services to the ARBs and the whole community through the Build-Operate-Adopt-Transfer (BOAT) scheme.

Contact Details:

Rural Finance Division (RFD), Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development (BARBD)
Tel No: 9261890Contact Details:
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4.       DAR – PCIC Agricultural Insurance Program for ARBs

The DAR – PCIC Agricultural Insurance Program for ARBs in tends to provide ARBs and ARB household members with premiums subsidy for agricultural insurance to protect them against losses due to pest and disease infestations, natural calamities, and extreme weather events brought about by climate change; improve agricultural productivity of ARBs and ARB household members; and improve access to credit.

Contact Details:

Rural Finance Division (RFD), Bureau of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development (BARBD)
Tel No: 9261890Contact Details:
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