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DAR provides clean water to farm community in Siquijor

web 2015r7 001Farmers and residents of Enrique Villanueva town in Suiquijor will now be safe from water-borne diseases as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over a potable water supply system in the rural community.

The project, implemented under the DAR’s Community-Managed Potable Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (CPWASH), was given to the Kapunungan sa mga Anak sa Yuta ug Dagat (KAYUD), a farmers’ cooperative, and to Enrique Villanueva Central School, both in Enrique Villanueva town.

web 2015r7 002Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Louie Naranjo said the CPWASH consists of a rain-water collector, bio-sand filters, iron-removal filters and a bio-gas digester.

“These materials that make-up the CPWASH is low-cost and indigenous based. It’s a pro-poor technology aimed to improve access to potable water especially in areas with high incidence of water-borne diseases,” said Naranjo.

web 2015r7 003In his message, Naranjo said that the project will be replicated in other barangays . Enrique Villanueva Mayor Gerald V. Pal-ing expressed his gratitude that his municipality became a recipient of the project. He encouraged the beneficiaries to take care of the water supply system and to use it properly. (Gherelene Mae B. Rafols)

Region VII News

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19 farmers in Cebu thank Pres. Duterte for new land titles

CEBU CITY – After years of dreaming to own the farms they till, 19 farmers from the towns of Ronda, Alcantara, Badian, and Barili, Cebu now realized their aspirations after receiving 21 certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) from the Department of… Read More..
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DAR chief to PARCCOM chairpersons: “Report illegal land…

CEBU CITY (Nov. 22, 2017)—Chairpersons of the Provincial Agrarian Reform Coordinating Committees (PARCCOMs) in the country were asked to be vigilant and report cases of illegal land conversions in their areas.“Report illegal land conversions in your areas,”… Read More..
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PARCCOM chairpersons urged to persevere to uplift farmers’…

CEBU CITY (Nov. 21, 2017)—Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC) Secretary Luis Meinrado Pangulayan urged the Provincial Agrarian Reform Coordinating Committee (PARCCOM) chairpersons to work harder for the advancement of farmers’ rights and… Read More..
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National conference of PARCCOM chairpersons

CEBU CITY (Nov. 21, 2017)—Chairpersons of the Presidential Agrarian Reform Coordinating Committee (PARCCOM) converge in this city for a three-day conference to assess their 2017 accomplishments and to plot their work plan for 2018.Presidential Agrarian Reform… Read More..

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