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NegOcc has 252 more agrarian reform beneficiaries

piaNEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Sept. 3 (PIA6) - - About 252 farmers took oath as new agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program of the Department of Agrarian Reform.

These beneficiaries took their oath before Municipal Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) Judge Phoebe Gargantiel-Balbin at the Barangay Hall of Barangay Dancalan in Ilog town.

Out of the 252 ARBs, 64 came from Cauayan A, 64 are from Cauayan B, 48 were from Candoni and 78 of which were from the Municipality of Ilog.

The ARBs divided a total land area of 388.6152 hectares.

Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officer Marilou Tubesa told the ARBs of the 3 A’s in agrarian reform – Acceptance, Accessibility and Accountability to remind them of their responsibilities that comes with their newly awarded lands.Dancalan village chief Benigno Gequillana said Gequillana said in his message that he was grateful to the government for implementing the CARP in Ilog town, particularly in his barangay.*(JCM/EAD-PIA6/DAR Negros Occidental)

Source: http://r06.pia.gov.ph/index.php?article=1031409899455

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