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mindanews logoZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/04 July) – A total of 9,000 hectares in Region 9 have remained undistributed after the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (CARPER) Law expired on June 30, an official said.

But the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) regional office said it will still continue with its land acquisition and distribution program.

DAR Regional Director Julita Ragandang said Friday that under Section 30 of the CARPER Law all pending land acquisition and distribution activities may proceed after June 30.

Ragandang said the 9,000 hectares of land for distribution are located in the provinces of Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga del Sur.

She was optimistic they can complete the distribution of the land by 2015 to the identified 6,000 agrarian reform beneficiaries in the three provinces.

She explained the Land Bank of the Philippines will pay the owners of lands acquired through the program and the beneficiaries will amortize the land in 30 years.(MindaNews)


Region IX News

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August 10, 2017 50

Zamboanga farmers boost rice, rubber production with DAR,…

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), through the support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), recently launched two of its provincial projects under the Project ConVERGE (Convergence on Value Chain Enhancement for Rural Growth… Read More..
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Jul 19, 2017 67

33 farm owners graduate from farm business school training

A total of 33 farmers from Panacio, Antonino, Situbo and Tuburan Agrarian Reform Community (PANCITU ARC) recently graduated from the Farm Business School (FBS) training conducted in Sergio Osmena, Zamboanga del Norte.Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer… Read More..
Sep 09, 2016 461

Siocon town gets P331.8-M infrastructure projects

THE National Government has poured in P331.8 million worth of infrastructure projects providing a boost to the economic development in the municipality of Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte.Mayor Julius Lobrigas of Siocon municipality said the projects included… Read More..
Aug 30, 2016 471

DAR 9 urges ARBs to join agrarian reform cooperatives

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) regional office 9 has urged Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARB) to join agrarian reform cooperative so that they can benefit more. Read More..

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