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DAR distributes land titles to 97 Canlaon farmers

news reg 3 pix 1 july 25 2018Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John R. Castriciones recentlly led the distribution of Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs) to 97 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in a ceremony held in Hotel Essencia, Dumaguete City. 

The distributed lands are private agricultural lands under the Compulsory Acquisition and government-owned lands comprising of 87.93 hectares and covering seven (7) landholdings in Canlaon, Dumaguete City. 

Secretary Castriciones said that the true heroes in the country are the farmers who till the land as he also commended the efforts and sacrifices of the employees of the DAR for the successful implementation of the program in the area.

The distribution of CLOAs was attended by Region 7 Director Luis B. Bueno, Jr, Assistant Regional Directors Eliasem Castillo and Josephus Baterna and Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II Louie L. Naranjo and officials from the Negros Oriental Provincial and Municipal offices.

A follow-up installation and CLOA distribution was also conducted  last July 4, 2018  for 14 agrarian reform beneficiaries in Barangay Calasgaan, Bais City.news reg 3 pix 2 july 25 2018

The 3.7832-hectare landholding previously owned by JLT Corporation was covered by Compulsory Acquisition through the Municipal Agrarian Reform Office of Bais City headed by OIC MARPO Lilany P.Dipaling in coordination with the DAR Provincial Office.

Representing the Provincial Agrarian Reform Office of Negros Oriental was OIC CARPO Manuel M. Galon, Jr. of the Land Tenure Improvement Division and his staff while  Brgy. Capt.Norma Jumuad represented the  Barangay Local Government Unit.

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DAR-Central Visayas resolves 1,126 agrarian legal cases

news reg 2 pix 1 july 25 2018More than a thousand farmers and their families heaved a sigh of relief as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in region seven resolved 1,126 agrarian legal cases in the last six months.

Regional Director Luis Bueno reported this during the department’s performance review and planning session held in Tagaytay City on July 24.

Bueno said that of the 922 agrarian legal cases targeted to be solved for the first semester of 2018, DAR has resolved 1,126 agrarian legal cases.

“Most of these cases have been dragging on for years. With the directive of Secretary John Castriciones to streamline legal procedures, we have fast-tracked our legal procedures. We will do our best to help farmers fight for their rights and welfare,” Bueno said.

The DAR’s performance review and planning session is currently being conducted from July 24-27, to resolve and address problems in implementing agrarian reform.

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DAR turns over 28.1-linear meter Tulay ng Pangulo in Negros Oriental

news reg 3 pix 1 july6 2018BINDOY, Negros Oriental – The provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Negros Oriental turned over a Tulay ng Pangulo Para sa Kaunlarang Pang-Agraryo (TPKP) project to the Local Government Unit of Bindoy last June 25, 2018.

The 28.1 linear meter Ayumit Bridge with road and carriageway width of 7.0 linear meter now connects the residents of five barangays in the area, namely Camudlas, Tubod, Manseje, Part of Danawan and Salong to the town proper.

The DAR funded the construction of the TPKP project worth more than P 28.1 million and implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

The Turn-over Ceremony was highlighted with the message of Undersecretary for Foreign-Assisted Projects Office Sylvia F. Mallari from the DAR Central Office who emphasized that good governance and sustainability are very important for the project to last a long time.

“Where you find the bridges, you find the genuine development”, USEC Mallari added.

Regional Director Luis B. Bueno, Jr. on the other hand emphasized the presence of the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in the area that will benefit the members of the Domolog-Poblacion-Tagaytay Farmer’s Association (DOFTAFA), Hacienda Asuncion Producers Association (HAPA), Matobato Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association (MARBA), Bulod Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association (BARBA), and Bindoy Federated Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association (BinFarba).

The event was graced by the presence of 1st Congressional District Representative Jocelyn S. Limkaichong, Bindoy Municipal Mayor Valente D. Yap and Barangay Chairman Roli Tepacia.news reg 3 pix 2 july 6 2018

Other DAR officials who witnessed the TPKP project turnover were Assistant Regional Directors Engr. P. Eliasem Castillo and Atty. Josephus A. Baterna from DAR 7, PARPO II Atty. Louie L. Naranjo, Infra Coordinator Engr. Rita Ann S. Ambrose, and staff from DARPO Negros Oriental, OIC Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officer Romeo Sygaco, barangay officials and local DPWH representatives. (Rosanna Gay S. Visitacion)

Photo 1:  DAR Undersecretary Sylvia F. Mallari (center) leading the ribbon cutting ceremony of Tulay ng Pangulo Para sa Kaunlarang Pang-Agraryo (TPKP) project turnover,  together with other DAR officials  (L-R) Assistant Regional Directors Atty. Josephus A. Baterna and Engr. Eliasem P. Castillo, Regional Director Luis B. Bueno, Jr, Camudlas Barangay Captain Roli Tepacia, Bindoy  Mayor Valente D. Yap, 1st Congressional District Representative Jocelyn S. Limkaichiong, Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer (PARPO) Atty. Louie L. Naranjo, CARPO for Program Beneficiaries Development Division Grace Mapili, and PARPO Sherwin Tubog.

Photo 2: The newly constructed Ayumit Bridge.

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DAR turns over P2.3 M climate resilient farm project in Bohol

news reg 1 pix 1 july 6 2018BOHOL – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Central Visayas turned over farm equipment under the Climate Resilient Farm Productivity Support Project (CRFPSP) worth more than P 2.3 million to benefit the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Talibon and Trinidad towns in Bohol.

An Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organization (ARBO) in Talibon town, Bohol Bayanihan Multi-Purpose Cooperative also received three units of hand tractors with complete accessories each worth P 145,000.

The other ARBOs, to include the Sto. Niño Free Farmers Association, Rizal Livelihood Association, Sikatuna Farmers’ Association, Purok 5 Farmers’ Association, and Tubod Farmers Association in Talibon also received one unit each of hand tractor with complete accessories which will be maintained and operated by the ARBOs.

The Kinan-oan Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative in Trinidad town also received farm-equipment amounting to more than P1.194 million consisting of two decorticating machines worth each P497,000 and one unit of bailing machine worth P200,000.00 under the specialized common service facilities.

DAR 7 Regional Director Luis B. Bueno, Jr led the turnover ceremony as he underscored the department’s celebration of 30 years of CARP.

Bueno said the farm implements manifest the tangible existence of DAR’s projects which ensure positive gains and contribute to the success of Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) implementation in the community.

He also emphasized that DAR project under CRFPSP is towards the goal of improving agricultural productivity and income of the agrarian reform beneficiaries, as well as, build resiliency in communities amidst the harmful impact of climate change. It involves the provision of capacity building for mitigation and adaptation practices and the other provision of farm machinery and equipment.

Talibon Mayor Restituto Auxtero was thankful for DAR's efforts in providing these farm implements that will increase farm productivity and will benefit farmer-members of these eight ARBOs.news reg 1 pix 2 july 6 2018

Chairpersons of the respective ARBOs signed the Memorandum of Trust Agreement entered into by DAR Bohol Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer I Eddie Manginsay held at Talibon, Bohol on June 22, 2018.

The event was graced by the presence of Talibon Mayor Restituto B. Auxtero, Executive assistant to the governor Ariel Lungay in behalf of Governor Edgar M. Chatto, and Engr. Archie Lungay from the office of first district Congressman Rene Relampagos.

Other DAR officials who witnessed the turnover ceremony were DAR 7 Assistant Regional Directors Engr. Eliasem P. Castillo and Atty. Josephus Baterna, OIC Chief Agrarian Reform Program Officer (CARPO) for Regional Support Services Division Ferdinand Yu, Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officer Ricardo Boncales, OIC CARPO, DARPO Bohol Program Beneficiaries Development Division Engr. Leonard Cagampang, and the officers of the different beneficiary organizations. (Rosanna Gay S. Visitacion)

Photo 1:  DAR Regional Director Luis Bueno turning over the ceremonial key to the recipients of the farm machines.

Photo 2:  DAR Regional Director Luis Bueno.

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Region VII News

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DAR distributes land titles to 97 Canlaon farmers

Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John R. Castriciones recentlly led the distribution of Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs) to 97 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in a ceremony held in Hotel Essencia, Dumaguete City. The distributed… Read More..
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DAR-Central Visayas resolves 1,126 agrarian legal cases

More than a thousand farmers and their families heaved a sigh of relief as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in region seven resolved 1,126 agrarian legal cases in the last six months.Regional Director Luis Bueno reported this during the department’s… Read More..
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DAR turns over 28.1-linear meter Tulay ng Pangulo in Negros…

BINDOY, Negros Oriental – The provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Negros Oriental turned over a Tulay ng Pangulo Para sa Kaunlarang Pang-Agraryo (TPKP) project to the Local Government Unit of Bindoy last June 25, 2018.The 28.1… Read More..
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DAR turns over P2.3 M climate resilient farm project in…

BOHOL – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Central Visayas turned over farm equipment under the Climate Resilient Farm Productivity Support Project (CRFPSP) worth more than P 2.3 million to benefit the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Talibon… Read More..

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