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Keep gate open in DAR Tacloban

news reg pix 1 july 20 2016The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently opened the gate in Regional Office in Tacloban City as the newly installed Secretary of the DAR broke the padlock and opened the gate at the Central Office that had been closed for 14 years.

Regional Director Sheila Enciso ordered to keep the gate open during office hours to make stakeholders of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) feel welcome.

She said that Secretary Rafael Mariano instructed DAR officials and employees to welcome clients, especially farmers coming to the office and see to it that their queries are properly attended.

Enciso said that the opening of gate is more than a symbolic act to the Secretary’s open door policy.

“He wants us to break the barriers between DAR and its stakeholders and have a productive dialogue with protesting farmers instead,” Enciso added. (JOSE ALSMITH L. SORIA)

Region VIII News

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September 23, 2016 9

Ormoc farmers excited on first harvest

TACLOBAN CITY, LEYTE, Sept. 22 (PIA) – After 16 years of waiting, members of the Bugho Farmers Association (BFA) in Ormoc City are now excited for their first harvest come first week of October. Rosenda Apay, chairperson of the BFA, happily announced this as… Read More..
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Sep 22, 2016 13

KAISAHAN lauds successful farmer installation in Ormoc

The KAISAHAN, a non-government organization supporting agrarian reform and rural development based in Quezon City commended the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for the successful installation of farmer beneficiaries in Barangay Sumangga and Barangay… Read More..
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Sep 21, 2016 11

DAR turns over fmr in Leyte

VILLABA, Leyte--“This is a dream come true!” said Barangay Sambulawan Chairwoman Tessie Mayot during the turnover rites of the 3.4-kilometer rehabilitated farm-to-market road, which now connects Barangay Casili-on and Sambulawan to the national highway.Mayot,… Read More..
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Aug 22, 2016 36

DAR rehabilitates 10-km Tarangnan road in Samar

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 20 – No more bumpy rides from Barangay Balugo to the town proper of Tarangnan in Samar, after the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) rehabilitated the 10-kilometer road. Read More..

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