BREAKING NEWS: Sec. "Ka Paeng" temporarily put on hold implementation of 'Rules on Agri-Business Venture Agreements'

DSC 0658 copyDepartment of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael "Ka Paeng" Mariano has issued a directive to all DAR regional directors and Provincial Agrarian Reform Provincial Officers to hold in abeyance the implementation of Administrative Order (AO) No. 4, series of 2016 entitled "Rules on Agri-Business Venture Agreements" and further instructing the DAR Support Services Office (SSO) in coordination with the Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Office (ULAO) to immediately conduct the necessary consultative meetings in all regional and provincial offices involving all concerned stakeholders to further review the said AO. (Full story to follow)