Welcome to DAR Region VII



Gov’t agencies to review commitments for poverty reduction, sustainable dev’t

piaCEBU CITY, March 20 (PIA) --- The Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) composed of various national government agencies (NGAs) in Central Visayas (CV) convened for the Strategic Planning to review their commitments on direction for poverty reduction and sustainable development held at Hotel Essencia, Dumaguete City on March 17-18, 2014.


Dr. Antonio A. Del Socorro, Assistant Regional Director of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) 7 welcomed the participants and presented the Convergence Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to evaluate the convergence programs, projects and activities of the agency members.

The meeting was attended by regional representatives from the DAR, Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Department of Health (DOH), National Economic Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and with the expanded member agencies from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Education (DepEd).

Socorro emphasized to carry on President Benigno S. Aquino’s Social Contract on Good Governance, Peace and Rule of Law, Integrity of Environment, Inclusive Growth, and Poverty Reduction.

He also encouraged the members to exert effort on the implementation of the programs for the development of the country.

For DAR, this is through the Program Beneficiaries Development which is a support service delivery component aims to capacitate agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in providing them such necessary support services to make their lands productive, to enable them to venture income generating community-based sustainable livelihood projects and active participation in community governance.

On the other hand, DSWD 7 Assistant Regional Director Nemia Antipala also shared their evaluation that with the programs which is funded by the Asian Development Bank, the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) are able to send their younger children to school and avail of some health benefits to keep them healthy.(HFG/PIA-7/DAR-7)

Source: http://news.pia.gov.ph/index.php?article=1091395282727

Region VII News

news reg 3 pix 1 july 25 2018
July 25, 2018 158

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 146

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 117

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 123

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