DAR land distribution continues

mstlogoBAGUIO CITY, Benguet—The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) will continue to distribute more than six million hectares to landless peasants and farmers despite expiration of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) last June 30, Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes said on Monday.

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DAR Sec promotes International Year of Family Farming

piaBAGUIO CITY, July 2 (PIA) - - The United Nations  declared 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming to highlight that small farms run by families are very vital for the welfare of the nation.

The country’s observance is being spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).  DAR Secretary Virgilio de Los Reyes, shared this during his recent official visit here.

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DAR bares P63.3-M worth of agri-support projects in Kalinga

piaMANILA, April 25 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in the province of Kalinga recently reported that P63.3-million worth of infrastructure projects were at hand to boost the economic lives of the farmers in the countryside.

Chief Agrarian Reform Project Officer Agustina Duyan said the P30.3-million Bunog-Matoc communal irrigation project (CIP) in the municipality of Tinglayan is 48 percent accomplished while the P34-million concreting, with two bridge components, of Bugnay-Butbut farm-to-market road (FMR) is scheduled for bidding.

The projects are funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) implemented under the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project Phase III (ARISP-III) of DAR’s comprehensive agrarian reform program (CARP).

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