Welcome to DAR Region V



Farm-to-market roads to be developed in Camarines Norte

businessworldThe Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has turned over to barangays in Camarines Norte sub-projects worth P25 million, including such infrastructure projects as concreting farm-to-market roads (FMRs), aimed at trimming down farmers' travel hours and cost of fare when transporting their produce to market centers.

 

Under its Agrarian Reform Community Project (ARCP), the DAR recently turned over nine of the 58 sub-projects under which funds from the second phase of the ARCP are utilized, according to a statement by the agency.

Begun in March 2009, the second phase of the ARCP, as funded by the Asian Development Bank and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is aimed at alleviating poverty among agrarian reform communities in terms of income and living standards.

The barangays to benefit from the recent turnover are Matacong, San Ramon, and San Isidro in San Lorenzo Ruiz; Barangay San Felipe in Basud and Barangay Malancao-Basud in Labo.

In its statement, DAR Regional Director Luis B. Bueno, Jr. said the sub-projects include concreting of five FMRs with an aggregate length of three kilometers. These FMRs are specifically the P2 Matacong FMR, San Ramon P1 to P2 FMR, Matacong-San Isidro FMR Extension, San Felipe-Mantugawe FMR, and Malancao-Basud P6 to P7 FMR.

He added that the four social infrastructure projects include the San Ramon Multi-Purpose Pavement/Solar Dryer and Day Care Centers of Barangays San Ramon, Matacong and San Isidro in San Lorenzo Ruiz.

Mr. Bueno said the projects “are anchored on the improvement of agricultural production to boost farmers’ income and for the schoolchildren to have a decent place where they can conduct their preliminary education.”

“The concreting of roads is expected to benefit 1,500 agrarian reform beneficiaries in three municipalities. The travel hours will be trimmed down by half an hour and decrease the cost of fare to transporting public,” Mr. Bueno was quoted as saying in the statement.

Source: http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Nation&title=farm-to-market-roads-to-be-developed-in-camarines-norte&id=126119

Region V News

news reg 1 pix 1 june 20 2017
June 20, 2017 7

ARBs thresh out farmers’ concerns in Bicol region

More than 100 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) from different provinces in Bicol recently gathered for a consultation-dialogue to discuss agrarian issues and concerns affecting farmers in the region.The forum, dubbed as “Case Conference and Planning on… Read More..
manila bulletin blue logo
Apr 10, 2017 103

P43-million irrigation for CamNor

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has turned over P43-million worth of irrigation projects in Camarines Norte that would provide sufficient water supply to increase rice yields and land productivity in the area. Read More..
PIAnewlogo
Apr 10, 2017 110

DAR turns over 43-million worth of irrigation projects in…

CAMARINES NORTE, April 1 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over a PhP 43 million worth of irrigation projects in Camarines Norte that would provide sufficient water supply to increase rice yields and land productivity in the area. Read More..
news reg 1 pix 1 march 16 2017
Mar 16, 2017 144

Bicol allocates P9.8-M to empower CARP stakeholders

The local government of Bicol recently allocated P9.8-million of funds to empower the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) stakeholders, which include agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs), ARB organizations (ARBOs), rural women and landowners.The… Read More..

Region 5 Calendar of Activities