Welcome to DAR Region V



DAR Conducts Training On Abaca Slipper Making For Sorsogon Rural Women

news regional pix 1 oct. 5 2015The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently conducted a three-day skills training on slipper making made up of Manila Hemp or abaca in partnership with Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority to thirty five (35) rural women and members of Inlagadian Livelihood Association of Women (ILAW) in Casiguran, Sorsogon.

OIC- Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer (PARPO) II Leonito M. Gaveria, said the training is to provide the participants the basic skills and techniques in making abaca slipper, quality control and costing.

Gaveria added that participants acquire skills, ability, better understanding, and appreciation in making abaca slippers as a business enterprise.

“The usual practice of Abaca farmers in Casiguran from Manila Hemp is to produce fibers and sell it. With the training, women’s skills will be developed to become producers of marketable products such as slippers and other items according to the specifications of the buyers,” Gaveria added.

“We chose this project for the ILAW because there areAbakaleros in their area who will also benefit if the association becomes successful in this venture”, Anna Mae A. Ebuenga, ARPO II/Technical Assistant for Casiguran said.

 


Region V News

news reg 1 pix 1 nov. 24 2017
November 24, 2017 17

DAR cites role of women in Sorsogon

SORSOGON City, Sorsogon – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently spearheaded the “2017 Rural Women Caravan” that recognized the role of women in community development in the province of Sorsogon.The DAR was joined by various government agencies and… Read More..
news reg 1 pix 1 nov. 23 2017
Nov 23, 2017 48

DAR distributes lands to 123 farmers in Camarines Norte

Bagasbas, Daet, Camarines Norte – After years of toiling lands that they did not own, a total of 123 farmers from Camarines Norte are now the new owners of these precious lands after they received a total of 222.94 hectares from the Department of Agrarian… Read More..
news reg 1 pix 1 oct. 27 2017
Oct 27, 2017 78

Hundreds of women leaders join DAR’s gender and development…

CALABANGA, Camarines Sur—More than 500 women farmers and rural folks flocked to the Jose de Villa National High school covered court here to be informed of their rights and avail of various services offered by the government.The Department of Agrarian Reform… Read More..
news reg 4 pix 1 oct. 26 2017
Oct 26, 2017 80

DAR thanks government agencies

CALABANGA, Camarines Sur (Oct. 26, 2017)— The DAR Gender and Development (GAD) National Steering Committee Vice Chair Teresita Vistro thanked the representatives from the various government agencies who facilitated the attendance of farmers and fisher folks… Read More..

Region 5 Calendar of Activities