Welcome to DAR Region 1



DAR Provides P30.6-M Infra for Ilocos Sur Farmers

on .

RegionI-DAR-Provides-P30.6M-Infra-for-Ilocos -Sur-FarmersCAOAYAN, ILOCOS SUR— The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently launched the construction of the P23.9 million Tamurong-North Basuagao-Don Alejandro Quirolgico road and turned over P 6.7 million worth of post-harvest facilities here.

DAR Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes said that these projects will help farmers increase their income. “We expect that with these infrastructures, farmers’ lives as well as the economic activities in Caoayan, will improve,” said De los Reyes.

According to DAR Regional Director Antonio Evangelista, the 6-kilometer Tamurong-North Basuagao-Don Alejandro Quirolgico farm-to-market road will cover four barangays namely Villamar, Nansuagao, Tamurong and Alejandro Quirolgico.

“This farm-to-market road will reduce travel time and transportation cost of agricultural commodities in the four barangyas of Caoayan,” said Evangelista.RegionI-DAR-Provides-P30.6M-Infra-for-Ilocos -Sur-Farmers2

The DAR also turned-over a post-harvest facilities in Nansuagao worth P6.7 million. The facilities, consists of a warehouse, a solar dryer and an office for the farmers and members of the Nansuagao Multi-Purpose Cooperative.

“The land acquisition and distribution scope of Region 1 is almost completed. With these [infrastructure projects], I’m pushing for more programs to benefit farmer-beneficiaries not only within the agrarian reform communities (ARCs) but also the farmers in non-ARC areas,” said De los Reyes.

The projects are implemented under the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Project (ARISP) and funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica).

 

 

Region I News

news reg 1 pix 1 nov. 13 2017
November 13, 2017 48

DAR conducts dialogue to revitalize garlic, onion industry…

SAN JUAN, La Union – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently presided over a dialogue aimed to revitalize garlic and onion industry in agrarian reform areas in Ilocos Region and to address the production and marketing problems of onion and garlic… Read More..
news reg 111 pix 1 oct. 23 2017
Oct 23, 2017 18

Bistoyong highlights DAR’s anti-poverty programs and…

Quezon City – The second leg of the government’s human development and poverty reduction forum dubbed as “Kilos SAMBAYANAN" (Kilos para sa Sampung Batayang Pangangailangan) was simultaneously held in six strategic locations in the country on Friday, October… Read More..
PIAnewlogo2017
Jul 03, 2017 146

DAR, DPWH turn over newly-constructed bridge to Laoag City

LAOAG CITY, June 30 (PIA) – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) handed over the newly-constructed bridge to the City Government of Laoag City. Read More..
PIAnewlogo2017
Jun 19, 2017 130

DAR reviews agrarian reform beneficiaries in Ilocos

SAN FERNANDO CITY,June 16 (PIA) – An updating of profiles among agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) nationwide to include those from Ilocos region is the marching order of Department of Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano. Read More..

Region 1 Poster

Region 1 poster