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Agrarian Reform Justice on Wheels works in Bohol

news reg 3 pix 1 aug 17 2017The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently implemented the Agrarian Reform Justice on Wheels (ARJOW) to advance the adjudication of agrarian disputes, resolution of agrarian law implementation (ALI) cases and agrarian legal assistance to farmers in Bohol. 

Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II (PARPO II) Grace B. Fua said the   Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudication Board (DARAB) through Provincial Agrarian Reform Adjudicator (PARAD) Atty. Nellie S. Canillas conducted a hearing on a 17-year-old ejectment case in Barangay San Isidro, Mabini, Bohol  instead at the Office of the PARAD in Tagbilaran City.news reg 3 pix 3 aug 17 2017

Fua said  the case has come to its end when a compromise agreement and leasehold contract were forged between landowner Apolonio Tuyogon as represented by his son Transitu Tuyogon and Peter Barloso, now a new leaseholder of  the 1,500 square meters agricultural land  planted with coconut and 8,345 sq. m. riceland located in San Roque, Mabini.

Fua disclosed that one among the ten directives under the administration of Secretary Rafael Mariano during his State of Agrarian Address (SOAR) is the implementation of the Agrarian Reform Justice on Wheels (ARJOW) which will bring legal services closer to the people.

news reg 3 pix 2 aug 17 2017The other staff who accompanied PARAD Canillas include Alma Lilibeth Bantugan, Acting Chief of the Agrarian Legal Services (ALS), Legal Assistant II Donald Doron, Stenographer Liza Sosoter and DAR Municipal Staff MARPO Anacleta Ancog and Development Facilitator Malou Quinlog. (Ma. Lydia D. Bantugan, LA II/PIO DAR Bohol)

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DARAB Bohol Conducts Assessment and Catch-Up Planning

news reg 2 pix 1 aug 17 2017The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently conducted a three-day 1st Semester Assessment of Accomplishment and Catch-Up Strategic Planning in Bohol. 

Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Grace B. Fua said  the Assessment of Accomplishment and Catch-Up Strategic Planning was an opportunity to raise issues and concerns with solutions from proper authorities.

Fua welcomed the participants while Provincial Agrarian Reform Adjudicator (PARAD) Atty. Nellie S. Canillas of DARAB Bohol gave the rationale of the said activity. 

PARAD Canillas said the joint activity which  was participated by the DAR Division Chiefs, Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officers, Legal and DARAB Bohol staff  aims to assess the performance of the DARAB and the Agrarian Legal Service (ALS) Division during the first semester of 2017 and to ensure the attainment of the target for the year.news reg 2 pix 2 aug 17 2017

Apart from the assessment the following issues were also discussed to facilitate DARAB’s accomplishment which includes the ten directives of  Secretary Rafael V. Mariano as pronounced in the State of the Agrarian Address (SOAR) and discussed by  Regional Agrarian Reform Adjudicator (RARAD) of Region VI and VII Atty. Rosalio T. Kintanar.

Board Member DARAB Central Office Atty. Jim Coleto on the other hand discussed the Rules on Agrarian Law Implementation (ALI) Cases and Latest Jurisprudence, Rules on Cancellation of CLOAs and Eps and latest jurisprudence on DARAB Rules and Procedures.  

news reg 2 pix 3 aug 17 2017Rules on Execution of Judgment was discussed by Atty. Corazon Espinas and Ma. Venida V. Alejandro both from DARAB Central Office; Legal Case Monitoring System (LCMS) by Ms. Sheila T. David, LCMS National Point Person and the Discussion on the New Directives on Land Tenure Security by DAR Assistant Director Engr. Joey G. Sumatra of the Bureau of Land Tenure Improvement.

PARPO Fua and PARAD Canillas graced the distributions of certificates to the participants and the giving of Certificates of Appreciation to the resource persons. (Ma. Lydia D. Bantugan).

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DAR trains employees on gender analysis

news reg 2 pix 1 august 3 2017The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)-Central Visayas recently conducted a three-day training workshop on gender analysis to help members of the department’s Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS) understand the basic gender concepts and tools for gender analysis.

Gender and development (GAD) facilitator James Arsenio Ponce said the training greatly helped the GFPS members in comprehending the concepts and benefits of genders analysis. “This training capacitated the members in arming them with tools and approaches in applying gender responsiveness in the department,” said Ponce.

Ponce taught the GFPS members the salient features of the Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines which include application of gender analysis tools, analysis and its benefits, its approaches and data gathering.

The training was attended by 44 members of the GFPS from the DAR offices in Cebu, Bohol and Siquijor held at the Coco Palm Resort Danao City, Cebu on July 26-28, 2017. 

The lectures and activities were facilitated by Director James Arsenio O. Ponce of Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC) Secretariat, a member of the Gender and Development Resource Pool of the Philippine Commission of Women.news reg 2 pix 2 august 3 2017  

The GFPS is a government that ensures that governance in government agencies, local government units and civil society are gender responsive. The GFPS makes sure that gender responsiveness is promoted through policies, plans and programs for national, regional and local development. (Rosanna Gay S. Visitacion)

Photo 1: The lectures and activities were facilitated by Director James Arsenio O. Ponce, a member of the Gender and Development Resource Pool of the Philippine Commission of Women.  

Photo 2: Ponce poses for a photo with Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Eddie Maguinsay of DAR Bohol, Dr. Andrea Paciana Labra, Regional Chief Administrative Officer of DAR 7, PARPO  Varinia Fabilliar of DAR Cebu, and Chief Agrarian Reform Program Officer Lalaine Toralde of DAR Siquijor.   

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DAR awards 9 top performing ARBOs in Bohol

news reg 1 pix 1 july 31 2017The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently awarded nine top performing Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Organizations (ARBOs) in the Agrarian Reform Communities (ARCs) in Bohol in celebration of the 8th year anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms.

Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Grace B. Fua said that out of the 4,402 ARBOs nationwide, 214 ARBOs in Region 7 and 106 ARBOs in Bohol which were subjected to assessment in terms of the level of development through a technology called Information Technology Enable Maturity Assessment (ITEMA) in 2016,  nine ARBOs in Bohol emerged as within the top 100 ranks.

Fua disclosed the  ARBOs awardees in Bohol were Top 14 – PNB KGB Multipurpose Cooperative in Carmen, Top 20 – Tinabangay Sa Igsoong Mag-uuma Gasa ni San Isidro (TIMGAS) MPC in Trinidad,Top 24 – Libertad Multipurpose Cooperative in Tubigon, Top 55 – Sr. San Isidro Labrador MPC (SESILAMCO) in Clarin, Top 64 – Mantacida United Farmers MPC (MUFAMPUCO) in Catigbian,Top 69 – Guio-ang MPC in Guindulman, Top 84-Bohol Bayanihan MPC in Talibon, Top 87-Cambaol Farmers MPC in Alicia and Top 99-Santa Ana MPC (SAMCO) in Candijay.

Fua thanked the entire workforce of DAR Bohol for the unity and cooperation in achieving the said recognition nationwide.news reg 1 pix 2 july 31 2017

“It shows that DAR Bohol is working on the right tract in improving the lives of the agrarian farmers,” she added.

Brenda Castanares of SAMCO MPC expressed her deep gratitude for the assistance of DAR in mentoring their cooperatives to make them strong and progressive.

news reg 1 pix 3 july 31 2017The activity started with a Holy Mass officiated Fr. Butch Palapar followed by the awarding rites and information sharing on Anti-Red Tape Act by PARPO Fua, Employees Compensation Benefits by Personnel Office Fe Ylaya, EO 26 on Non-Smoking Ban by PIO Merly Bantugan and  Topics on Drugs by Legal Officer Donald Doron. (Merly D. Bantugan)

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Region VII News

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Agrarian Reform Justice on Wheels works in Bohol

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently implemented the Agrarian Reform Justice on Wheels (ARJOW) to advance the adjudication of agrarian disputes, resolution of agrarian law implementation (ALI) cases and agrarian legal assistance to farmers in… Read More..
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DARAB Bohol Conducts Assessment and Catch-Up Planning

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently conducted a three-day 1st Semester Assessment of Accomplishment and Catch-Up Strategic Planning in Bohol. Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Grace B. Fua said the Assessment of Accomplishment and… Read More..
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DAR trains employees on gender analysis

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)-Central Visayas recently conducted a three-day training workshop on gender analysis to help members of the department’s Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS) understand the basic gender concepts and tools for… Read More..
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DAR awards 9 top performing ARBOs in Bohol

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently awarded nine top performing Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Organizations (ARBOs) in the Agrarian Reform Communities (ARCs) in Bohol in celebration of the 8th year anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform… Read More..

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