A total of 37 farmer beneficiaries from Barangays Cabitan, Alas, Batuan, Buri and Tagpu (now Centro) in Mandaon, Masbate took their oath before Hon. Judge Renante N. Bacolod, and signed their Application to Purchase and Farmer's Undertaking (APFU) for six landholdings covering an aggregate area of 85.6762 hectares.
During the activity, the FBs vowed to perform and fulfill their obligations as stipulated in the APFU.
The first batch, consisting of 16 FBs, took their oath last August 18, 2014 and the second group composed of 21 FBs on September 22, 2014. Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officers Augusto A. Alba and Rudy A. Delgado of DAR-Mandaon I and II assisted the farmers during the oath taking rites. (Ross Lustestica)