CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – A team from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and Philippine Information Agency (PIA) recently documented some of the success stories of Agrarian Reform Communities (ARCs) in Central Luzon.
“This is part of our Memorandum of Agreement with the PIA Central Office. We will use these in the production of our Information, Education, and Communication materials,” DAR Public Assistance and Media Relations Service Director Erlinda Manluctao said.
Among the ARCs that were visited in the region include the Manatal Multipurpose Cooperative (MPC) of barangay Bunsuran II in Pandi, Bulacan that has a total of 8,890 members where 4,919 are Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs).
Per DAR Bulacan Office, Manatal MPC businesses are on hardware supply, feeds and agri-supply, veterinary supply, artificial insemination, swine dispersal, feed milling, and bus services. - Marna Dagumboy-del Rosario