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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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DAR field offices vows to accomplish targets

CEBU CITY (Jan. 12, 2017)—Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano and the Undersecretaries of the DAR signed today the 2017 performance contract of the department’s regional and provincial offices.Mariano said the contracts contain each office’s strategic… Read More..
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“Let us prosecute to the very end” -- DAR

BANILAD, CEBU CITY (Jan. 11, 2017)—Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano today approved and supported the proposal of Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Office Luis Meinrado Pangulayan to file cases and prosecute those found… Read More..
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DAR issues directives to advance land tenure services

CEBU CITY (Jan. 11, 2016)—Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Undersecretary for Field Operations Office Marcos Risonar today issued directives to hasten and improve the land tenure services of the department.“Land tenure is a major component of the agrarian… Read More..
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DAR’s strategy map

BANILAD, CEBU CITY (Jan. 10, 2017)—DAR Undersecretary for Finance, Planning and Administrative Office David Erro presented the department’s strategy map to the third level officials of the DAR during the formulation of the department’s strategic plans and… Read More..

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