The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) through Regional Director Alejandro S. Otacan congratulates the new landowners of an agricultural property as the DAR recently distributed Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) to 25 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Barili, Cebu.
Otacan said the land with an area of 21.5077 hectares planted with rice, maize, bananas, vegetables and coconuts are located at barangay Luhod, Malolos, Gunting and Mantalongon, all of Barili, Cebu.
“Land distribution component is provided under the constitution which aims to distribute agricultural land to the landless farmers”, Otacan noted.
Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officer (MARPO) Nestor Castro led the CLOA distribution to the ARBs and encouraged them to make the best on their awarded lands by participating in the activities of the agrarian reform based-organization where they can be easily assisted by the DAR.
He emphasized that there are various programs and services of the DAR that can be availed by the farmers such as trainings under the capacity development programs, credit assistance, farm machineries, marketing assistance, and other support services from the government. (Yuna Elluza Kintanar)
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