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394 Zamboanga del Norte farmers receive proof of land ownership

business mirrorA TOTAL of 394 farmers in Zamboanga del Norte recently received their “proof of ownership” of lands under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).
Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes said the 464 certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) covered a total of 756 hectares of private agricultural land.
 
The farmers who received the CLOAs were from the municipalities of Godod, Sirawai, Siayan, Sindangan and Dapitan City.  A total of 297 CLOAs were handed over by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) chief during simple rites to Felix Ligutom representing Godod town; 34 CLOAs to Majid Baid for Sirawai; 81 CLOAs to Eufrocina Quitong for Siayan and Sindangan; and 52 CLOAs to Abraham Bayron for the agrarian-reform beneficiaries of Dapitan City.
 
The CLOA distribution was attended by Zamboanga del Norte Gov. Roberto Uy, Dipolog City Mayor Evelyn Uy, DAR Regional Director Julita Ragandang, and the farmers and other stakeholders.
 
The DAR chief also led the groundbreaking of the P58-million rehabilitation project of Dipolog Communal Irrigation System at Sitio Banicapt, Galas in Dipolog City.
 
 The project, which is funded by the Agrarian Reform Communities Project Phase 2  with a 50-percent counterpart from the local government unit of Dipolog, is expected to be completed in seven months.
 
The completion of the irrigation facility is expected to double the cropping intensity of the farmers and enhance their living condition through increased crop production.
The project is seen to benefit not only the 486 CARP beneficiaries in the area but also the residents in the nearby barangays.
 
The irrigation will run through Barangayd Gulayon, Santa  Felomina, Galas ,Olingan, Punta and Sinaman. The DAR chief said the distribution of land and provision of support services to Zamboanga del Norte is expected to boost farming activities in the province.  

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