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The Kauswagan San Vicente Farmers’ Irrigators Association (KASAVIFIA) owner of the Communal Irrigation System (CIS) project in Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur was awarded last June 25, 2013 in NIA Central Office, Quezon City as 2nd runner up for Most Outstanding Irrigators Association nationwide. The association was evaluated for the year 2012’s performance among 55 CARPER – NIA assisted IAs and 100 plus existing IAs nationwide.
The CIS project owned by KASAVIFIA was undertaken under the DAR–ARISP 2 (Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project Phase 2). The project costs P 8.6 Million pesos which was funded by the Japan Bank of International Cooperation and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) implemented the said project.
The CIS helps the KASAVIFIA in producing “palay” and improving agricultural productivity to ease the lives of the rural folks generating a total asset of P4.8 Millionas of2012.
“Indeed DAR – NIA – LBP assisted - KASAVIFIA contributes towards food sufficiency in this 2013 National Year of Rice!” remarks DAR – IX RD Julita Ragandang, DAR OIC - PARO II Arturo N. Soria, BDCD Chief Engr. Josephine G. Sisican and Tambulig MARO Allan Apao.

Region IX News

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November 02, 2018 76

New Zambo landowners urged to join cooperatives

Zamboanga City- Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones advised new landowners to be members of cooperatives or Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBO) to receive more government assistance.This he said in front of 1,006 farmers from the… Read More..
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Oct 29, 2018 61

Deceased farmer’s daughter receives land title

Zamboanga City- Farmer Editha Yvias’ father, Romeo Reginan, had waited five years to own a land until he died at the age of 76 in 2001. Yvias (left), now 60, is assured of a quality of life to share with her children and grandchildren after becoming a new… Read More..
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Jul 26, 2018 239

9,140 ARBs benefit from DAR capacity building programs

Some 9,140 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Zamboanga Peninsula started putting to good use the capacity building programs the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has extended to them.This was reported by DAR Regional Director Julita Ragandang during… Read More..
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Jun 05, 2018 227

Agrarian cooperatives receive farm tools from DAR

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over P5,000,000 worth of farm equipment to two agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations (ARBOs) in the municipality of Tampilisan to increase their farm production.The… Read More..

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