DAR Visits Farmers' Protest In Davao

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news national 1 pix 1 jan. 27 2017Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano, together with Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Luis Pañgulayan and Assistant Secretary Lucius Malsi, met with almost 5,000 farmers from Southern Mindanao for the "Kampuhan sa mga Mag-uuma" in Davao City, January 26. The four-day camp-out protest aimed to bring issues on food security, land and justice at the forefront. Mariano and other DAR officials discussed the actions of the department for the numerous land tenure problems in the area and its programs for genuine agrarian reform.