Welcome to DAR Region V



PROUD ARBS GRADUATE FROM FARMER FIELD SCHOOL

proud arbs cam sur
Four months ago, the Farmer Field School (FFS) in the ARCs of May-ogob, Ocampo and Del Rosario, Pili commenced, under the leadership of then OIC-PARPO I, now OIC-PARPO II Maria Gracia Sales, where selected agrarian reform beneficiaries attended ‘once-a-week’ classes for a discovery based learning process. The participants completed weekly training sessions where a participatory approach of observing, analyzing and engaging in a hands-on-field experience to try out the new ideas they have learned, were the norm.

The objective of the non-formal education is to increase the income of farmers through creation of sustainable livelihood opportunities and to develop self-managed and dynamic farming communities. 

Last October 14 and 15, the two Farmer Field Schools have finally finished at the same time that the crops they planted were all in full bloom and ready for harvest. Twenty three females and fourteen males graduated from the Farmer Field School of ARC May-ogob, Ocampo, Camarines Sur while 16 females and 13 males from ARC Del Rosario, Pili, Camarines Sur made it to graduation.

The graduation day culminated with the harvesting of their varied produce of squash, string beans, bitter gourd and gourd. To see the reward of one’s toils evidently calls for jubilance and excitement which indeed set the mood for the day. 

Distinguished guests were invited to the graduation ceremony from the Local government unit, Department of Agriculture and Department of Agrarian Reform. Mayor Alexis San Luis of Pili, Camarines Sur was happy to share that he intends to make the town of Pili as a market hub for all organic produce of the farmers in the locality.

Valuable insights gained from the course varied from addressing the lack of knowledge in the ecological processes that operate in the agricultural production systems to developing the capability of the ARBs in better understanding agricultural problems and causes, improved varieties, better water management and enhanced plant nutrition. 

FFS no doubt has a remarkable and lasting developmental impact not only amongst participants but in the community itself which apparently prompted knowledge sharing. It also improved decision making skills of the ARBs as they were able to make management decision at every stage of the crop. Their queries were answered as the training facilitator was with them from start to finish. The different group dynamics and participatory discussion developed amongst them a sense of cooperation and coordination. 

The proud graduates were unanimous in saying that the knowledge they gained will truly help them increase their production and productivity.

Region V News

socmed card 1 reg august 8 2018
August 08, 2018 17

Suporta para sa mga komunidad!

#AgrarianReform #DAR4Farmers #Land4Farmers #ComfortableLifeForAll #PartnerForChange #CARP@30:DARe2Change Read More..
news reg 2 pix 1 july 31 2018
Jul 31, 2018 209

DAR launches 165 agrarian reform communities in Bicol region

TAGAYTAY CITY--Farmer-beneficiaries are now experiencing the influx of support services from the government after the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) established 165 agrarian reform communities (ARCs) in the Bicol region.Regional Director Arnel Dizon… Read More..
news reg 2 pix 1 july 6 2018
Jul 06, 2018 127

DAR distributes 127 hectares of farmlands in CamSur II

NAGA CITY – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently distributed a total of 127 hectares of agricultural land to 90 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) of Camarines Sur II province.According to the DAR Camarines Sur II provincial office, 42… Read More..
news reg 1 pix 1 july 2 2018
Jul 02, 2018 105

DAR distributes land titles to 310 farmers in Camarines Sur

Naga City – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently distributed 390 certificates of land ownership award covering 648.28 hectares to 310 farmer-beneficiaries of Camarines Sur 1.Together with the top officials of DAR Camarines Sur 1, Provincial… Read More..

Region 5 Calendar of Activities