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 2 pix 1 dec. 28 2016
December 28, 2016 102

DAR chief awards 1,441 hectares of lands to Bicolano…

The Department of Agrarian Reform distributed 1,441 hectares of agricultural land to some 858 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Bicol during the recent visit of Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano in Camarines provinces, December 8-9, 2016. Ka Paeng… Read More..
newlogoPIA
Nov 24, 2016 96

DAR distributes 120 hectares of agricultural lands in…

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 20 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently distributed 120 hectares of agricultural lands in Donsol town in the province of Sorsogon. Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II (PARPO) Leonito M. Gaveria said 35… Read More..
news reg 1 pix 1 nov. 18 2016
Nov 18, 2016 126

DAR distributes 120 has of agr’l lands in Sorsogon

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently distributed 120 hectares of agricultural lands in Donsol town in the province of Sorsogon.Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II (PARPO) Leonito M. Gaveria said 35 farmer-beneficiaries of the agrarian… Read More..
news reg 1 pix 1 sept. 26 2016
Sep 26, 2016 240

30 Albay farmers graduate from farm business school

GUINOBATAN, Albay—Thirty farmers from the town of Sungtan here graduated from the Farm Business School (FBS) established by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to develop their farm enterprise and make their business operations profitable. DAR Provincial… Read More..

Region 5 Calendar of Activities