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Agrarian organizations in Zambo Norte to get P2M facilities

sunstarA TOP official of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) announced the release of P2-million worth of common service facilities (CSFs) to two Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (Arbos) in Zamboanga del Norte.

DAR regional director Felix Aguhob said the beneficiaries of the facilities are the Al Micubo Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association and the S. Cabral Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association of Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte.

Aguhob said each of the two Arbos received one unit of four-wheel drive 35-horsepower tractor worth P1 million.

Aguhob said the two tractors were turned over last week to the beneficiary farmer-cooperatives.

Aguhob said the release of the two CSFs is aimed to boost the livelihood undertakings of the two beneficiary Arbos.

He added that trainings had been conducted to the members of the two Arbos on how to properly utilize the CSFs given them.

Mohammad Dassan Adju, Zamboanga del Norte agrarian reform officer, said the CSFs provided to the two Arbos is one interventions under the Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic Support Services (ARCCESS) implemented by DAR through cooperatives.

ARCCESS is an alternative rural development approach wherein support services provided by DAR are delivered to selected farmer organizations.

Source: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/zamboanga/local-news/2015/11/04/agrarian-organizations-zambo-norte-get-p2m-facilities-439611

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