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9,000 ha of CARP-covered lands undistributed in Region 9 Read more http://www.mindanews.com/top-stories/2014/07/04/9000-ha-of-carp-covered-lands-undistributed-in-region-9

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)

Source: 
http://www.mindanews.com/top-stories/2014/07/04/9000-ha-of-carp-covered-lands-undistributed-in-region-9/

Region IX News

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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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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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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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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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