Welcome to DAR Region VII



DAR distributes landholdings in Cebu

news reg 2 pix 1 dec. 13 2016FIFTY (50) farmer-beneficiaries from Cebu City are expected to improve their economic lives as   agrarian reform Secretary Rafael Mariano distributed of certificates of land ownership award (CLOA) during the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARB) Summit held in the municipality of Guadalupe in the said province.

The  agricultural lands has an aggregate area of 278.6794 hectares located in Minglanilla, Barili, Tuburan, and Cebu City. 

The landholdings were formerly owned by Margarita Larrañaga, covering an area of 228.6324 hectares located in Borbon town; Genoviva Villalon, 38.8053 hectare in Minglanilla town; Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1.5254 hectares located in  Barili town; V. A. Cabahug Agricultural Corporation, 6.0053 hectares inTuburan town; and Lapulapu Rural Bank, Inc. 3.7110 hectares  in the municipality of Adlaon.news reg 2 pix 2 dec. 13 2016

Aside from Secretary Rafael Mariano, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) officials who attended the summit include Regional Director Alejandro Otacan, Assistant Regional Director Josephus Baterna, Regional Agrarian Reform Adjudicator Rosalio T. Kintanar,   Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Elvira Bation, and Chief Agrarian Reform Program Officer Lilian Guanzon.

news reg 2 pix 3 dec. 13 2016The activity served as an effective venue for interaction and exchange of ideas and experiences among the DAR officials and the ARBs,, DAR Cebu Employees, government line agencies, non-government organizations, and civil societies. 

Mariano discussed the thrust and policy direction of the current administration geared towards promoting farmers’ rights and welfare and ensuring food security in the country and rural development. 

Bation, on the other hand, said that of the 36,060 hectares of Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program or CARP-covered lands in Cebu, 35,118 hectares were already accomplished and distributed to 34,273 ARBs, who have now become the new landowners. (Yuna Kintanar)

Region VII News

news reg 3 pix 1 july 25 2018
July 25, 2018 145

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..
news reg 2 pix 1 july 25 2018
Jul 25, 2018 142

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..
news reg 3 pix 1 july6 2018
Jul 06, 2018 106

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..
news reg 1 pix 1 july 6 2018
Jul 06, 2018 115

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..

Region 7 Calendar of Activities