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DAR turns over P37-M irrigation in Lanao del Norte

news reg 2 pix 1 oct. 13 2016The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over  P37-million worth of communal irrigation system to the farmer-beneficiaries of  Maigo and Kolambugan municipalities in Lanao del Norte  to boost the communities’ agricultural products.

Undersecretary Rosalina Bistoyong, who led the turn over rites, said the Kulasihan Communal Irrigation project is a joint endeavour of the DAR and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), implemented under the  third phase of Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Projects (ARISP III).

“The project will irrigate your farms to help increase your harvest. This is part of the department’s goal to improve the lives of the farmer beneficiaries to ensure food security for the coming generation,” Bistoyong said.

The  Kalambuan agrarian reform community (ARC) located in the two municipalities is the primary beneficiary of the said irrigation project.news reg 2 pix 2 oct. 13 2016

Geronima Gumalo, Provincial Adviser for Panaghugpong sa mga Samohante Alang sa Kalambuan ug Kausaban (PASAKA) expressed her endless gratitude and appreciation to the government.  “We are thankful to the government thru the DAR and NIA because of the Kolambugan and Maigo farmers are already inspired to fulfill theirs dreams.  Having this irrigation facilities for our rice fields is a dream come true since we can now make a good harvest even in extreme hot weather,” she said.

The Kulasihan Communal Irrigation Project which is located at Kalambuan ARC in Maigo and Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte has a total area of 120 hectares and it is estimated to benefit 75 farmer beneficiaries of these towns.

news reg 2 pix 3 oct. 13 2016NIA Regional ManagerJimmy Apostol  said the local government units teamed up with the DAR and NIA for this project.  He added that other municipalities in this province will also get the same opportunity.

“The beneficiaries of these facilities  will be provided soon with trainings and seminars that would help educate them on how to increase their production. These capability building programs would help transform a sluggish community into a more dynamic and progressive municipalities in this province” Apostol said. (Amy U. Baiño)  

Farmers’ dialogue

news reg 3 pix 1 oct. 7 2016CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (Oct. 7, 2016)—More than 200 farmers here attended a dialogue organized by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to discuss their issues and concerns on land.

DAR Undersecretary for Field Operations Office Marcos Risonar Jr. (in stripes) and DAR lawyer Atty. Jobert Pahilga (in blue) gave legal advise to farmers and farmer groups who discussed with them their problems ranging from theft, agrarian disputes, land amortizations, land conversion and land eviction.

Undersecretary Risonar reminded them that under Secretary Rafael ‘Ka Paeng’ Mariano’s direction, “no farmer will be evicted from the land awarded to him by the department.”

“We at the DAR is in union with you in fighting and protecting for your rights. We will uphold agrarian laws to defend you and give support for your welfare,” assured Risonar.

DAR Regional Director and Assistant Regional Director Faisar Mambuay and Atty. Merlita Capinpuyan, Assistant Director for Land Tenure Improvement Engr. Joey Sumatra and Atty. Mao Marata from the Office of the Secretary assisted Risonar and Pahilga were also in the dialogue.

DAR hosts GAR discussion in CDO

news reg 1 pix 1 oct. 7 2016CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 7 - Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Lawyer Attorney Jobert Pahilga orients almost 200 farmers from Northern Mindanao about the genuine agrarian reform (GAR) in a discussion hosted by DAR.

GAR is a program that aims to end land monopoly while providing an integrated and holistic program of support services for farmers. It seeks to distribute available agricultural lands all over the country to Filipino farmers, rural workers, and indigenous people for free.

Attorney Pahilga explained that GAR would implement actual land distribution instead of the non-land or alternative schemes such as the stock distribution option, leaseback system, joint venture, and profit-sharing.

The event also served as the presentation of the new thrust and policy direction of Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano’s administration – defend and assert the rights of farmers.
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DAR turns over P37-M irrigation in Lanao del Norte

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over P37-million worth of communal irrigation system to the farmer-beneficiaries of Maigo and Kolambugan municipalities in Lanao del Norte to boost the communities’ agricultural products.Undersecretary… Read More..
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Farmers’ dialogue

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (Oct. 7, 2016)—More than 200 farmers here attended a dialogue organized by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to discuss their issues and concerns on land. DAR Undersecretary for Field Operations Office Marcos Risonar Jr. (in stripes)… Read More..
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DAR hosts GAR discussion in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 7 - Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Lawyer Attorney Jobert Pahilga orients almost 200 farmers from Northern Mindanao about the genuine agrarian reform (GAR) in a discussion hosted by DAR. GAR is a program that aims to end land… Read More..

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