Welcome to DAR Negros Island Region



DAR, civil society organizations strengthen partnership

pia

QUEZON CITY, July 20 - The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and various civil society organizations (CSOs) recently held a consultative dialogue to improve their partnership in empowering farmer-beneficiaries in Negros Occidental.

Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II Lucrecia Taberna said the dialogue’s objective is to achieve an equitable land ownership and empowered agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) who are effectively managing their economic and social development for a better quality of life.

“We tackle different issues and difficulties in implementing the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) and ask the CSOs for their cooperation in the immediate resolution of those identified hindrances. As a result, we have agreed to conduct regular dialogues with different organizations in the southern portion of the province to achieve our goals quickly,” Taberna said.

On the other hand, Jun Pandan of Kaisahan Tungo sa Kaunlarang Kanayunan at Repormang Pansakahan, Inc. commended the DAR for initiating the said dialogue because it is very proactive in handling the issues and concerns of CARP-stake holders as well as the various CSOs.

“The DAR found its way back to the right path and we promise to give our all-out support to the department,” Pandan said.

Moreover, Atty. Rolly Peoro, Legal Officer of Kaisahan, and his fellow CSO promised to push the concerns of the department leaders to the Congress for appropriate actions of the present legislators.

The consultative dialogue, held in DAR, Bacolod City, was attended by 14 leaders from different organizations including Social Action Center (SAC) of Diocese of Bacolod and Diocese of Kabankalan; Kaisahan Tungo sa Kaunlarang Kanayunan at Repormang Pansakahan, Inc.; Task Force Mapalad (TFM); Damayan ng Manggagawa, Magsasaka at Mangingisda sa Bansa (DAMMMBA), Inc.; Negros Occidental Federation of Farmers Association (NOFFA); Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) and DALO-MARA. 

Source: http://news.pia.gov.ph/article/view/1141468901629/dar-civil-society-organizations-strengthen-partnership

NIR News

visayan daily
April 19, 2017 4

DAR awards CLOA, aid in Manapla

Certificates of Land Ownership Awards were given to the farmer beneficiaries of Brgy. Luna of Cadiz City yesterday by the Department of Agrarian Reform-North of Negros Occidental. Read More..
sunstarlogo
Apr 17, 2017 12

DAR-funded potable water project to benefit 500 San Enrique…

AT LEAST 500 residents of Barangay Batuan, San Enrique are seen to benefit from the Community-managed Potable Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (CPWASH) project of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Municipal Government. Read More..
visayan daily
Apr 17, 2017 18

DAR inks agreement on CPWASH

A partnership development program between the local government of San Enrique and the Department of Agrarian Reform II in Negros Occidental will soon provide potable water to the 500 farmer residents of Brgy. Batuan, through the Community-managed Potable… Read More..
visayan daily
Apr 10, 2017 23

DAR installs Bago farmers

A new batch of agrarian reform beneficiaries haveacquired land from their former employer in Bago City yesterday.The Department of Agrarian Reform 2 in Negros Occidental installed the 46 farmers of Hacienda Weber in Brgy. Don Jorge Araneta formerly owned by… Read More..