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DAR Cebu turns over drainage system project in Madridejos

news reg 1 pix 1 nov. 11 2016The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over a Drainage Improvement System Project worth P1.2 million flood control assistance and as a means to improve the drainage systems in barangay Mancilang, Cebu.

Regional Director Alejandro S.Otacan said the project is  under the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) as part of the government’s effort to pursue a sustained and inclusive growth and at the same time, promote good governance at the local level.

Otacan said the project is funded by the DAR under the BUB at Php 1 million and  Php 200,000 counterpart fund from local government unit (LGU).

He said BUB is the Grass roots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) to make the national budget a participatory process wherein the citizens themselves will identify the projects that will be beneficial for their own communities.news reg 1 pix 2 nov. 11 2016

Otacan disclosed that the drainage project benefits 169 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) and 343 non ARBs of Barangay Mancilang and other residents of the adjacent barangays Talangan, Poblacion and Malbago in Madridejos, Cebu. This project will solve the frequent flooding problem in the area every time heavy rain occurs, Otacan added.

Present during the formal turnover and acceptance ceremony held at the Madridejos Municipal Hall  were DAR Cebu Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer (PARPO II) Elvira B. Bation, Municipal Mayor, Hon. Jay River S. Dela Fuente, Municipal Planning Development  Officer,   Engr. Vevencio E. Lecaros, Barangay Captain of Mancilang, Rowena B. Tayo, Municipal Agrarian Reform Officer (MARPO) Jennette Oporto, Provincial DAR Cebu BUB Coordinator, Engr. Armand C. Gerra, and Provincial Agrarian Reform Coordinating Committee (PARCCOM) Representatives led by Rosvias Alesna. (Yuna Kintanar)


DAR opens Farmer’s Business Center in Bohol

news reg 1 pix 1 nov. 9 2016The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Bohol and the Bohol Federation of Agrarian Reform Communities Cooperative (BFARCCO) recently opened the Provincial Agrarian Information and Marketing Center (P-AIMC) as the Farmer’s Business Center - “Market in the Park”  in  Diwa Partylist Center near the Hall of Justice, Tagbilaran, Bohol.

Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer  Grace Fua said  P-AIMC, a Japan-funded project through the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project, Phase III of the DAR with the support of the Provincial Government of Bohol.

Fua said the marketing center showcased Agrarian Reform Community (ARC) products such as banana chips, pineapple marmalade, corn coffee from ARC Bicao in Carmen; vinegar and soap products from ARC Sr. San Isidro Labrador MPC (SESILAMCO) in Clarin, and Untaga Farmers MPC in Alicia, ginger products from ARC Guio-ang, Guindulman, noodles from ARC Jagna, vegetables, banana, and other root crops from various ARC areas.news reg 1 pix 2 nov. 9 2016

DTI Provincial Director Angeline Pauline Gonzales congratulated the BFARCCO for their efforts to realize their dreams in providing business opportunities to the 20 primary cooperative members by establishing and creating a market access for the farm products.

news reg 1 pix 3 nov. 9 2016BFARCCO Manager Edward Dumagan said that the ARC products displayed and for sale include rice, vinegar, squash dried noodles, polvoron, corn coffee, salabat tea and candies, turmeric, processed meat products, jam, pineapple marmalade, soap, virgin coconut oil, native bags, raffia table runners, among others.

BFARCCO Vice Chairman Inocentes Gitgano said BFARCCO worked hand-in-hand in order to sustain the project that needs sacrifice and dedication to succeed a marketing center.

Gitgano thanked the DAR, DTI, Bohol Governor Edgar M. Chatto and City Mayor John Geesnell Yap for their support.

BFARCCO welcomes other primary Agrarian Reform Community (ARC) cooperatives to join the business venture.news reg 1 pix 4 nov. 9 2016

Present during the ceremonial cutting of ribbon were  Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer  Eddie Manginsay, OIC Chief Agrarian Reform Program Officer of Technical Advisory Support Services  Alex Relova of DAR Bohol,  DTI-Bohol's Senior Trade And Industry Development Specialist Blair Panong and  BFARCCO Officers .(Ma. Lydia D. Bantugan)


DAR distributes land titles to Asturias farmers in Cebu

news reg 1 pix 1 nov. 8 2016The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently distributed 23.0693 hectares of agricultural lands under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) to the 23 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Tubigagmanok, San Isidro, and Baye, Asturias, Cebu.

Regional Director Alejandro Otacan said the new landowners are now full-fledge members of Bag-ong Kusog Sa Mag-uuma (BAKUMA), an Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organization assisted by the DAR.

Otacan congratulates the farmer beneficiaries and hopes that the farmers will make the awarded land more productive, more so that they are now the landowners after receiving their Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs).

Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officer (MARPO) Gersyval Vestal  led the distribution of CLOAs to 23 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in Asturias town held at Bag-ong Kusog Sa Mag-uuma (BAKUMA) Training Center located at barangay Bago, Asturias, Cebu.

Leonora Casajuras, who represented her bedridden husband couldn’t contain her happiness as she received the CLOA from MARPO Vestal. (PIO Yuna Kintanar)


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DAR Cebu distributes land titles to Asturias farmers

MUNICIPAL Agrarian Reform Program Officer (MARPO) Gersyval Vestal led the distribution of certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) to 23 agrarian reform beneficiaries in Asturias town, northwest Cebu. Read More..
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DAR Cebu turns over drainage system project in Madridejos

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over a Drainage Improvement System Project worth P1.2 million flood control assistance and as a means to improve the drainage systems in barangay Mancilang, Cebu.Regional Director Alejandro S.Otacan said… Read More..
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DAR opens Farmer’s Business Center in Bohol

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Bohol and the Bohol Federation of Agrarian Reform Communities Cooperative (BFARCCO) recently opened the Provincial Agrarian Information and Marketing Center (P-AIMC) as the Farmer’s Business Center - “Market in the… Read More..
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DAR distributes land titles to Asturias farmers in Cebu

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently distributed 23.0693 hectares of agricultural lands under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) to the 23 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Tubigagmanok, San Isidro, and Baye, Asturias,… Read More..

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