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DAR installs 160 farmers in Compostela Valley

news reg pix 1 june 10 2016After several months of delay and setbacks,  the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) finally installed 160 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs), belonging to Compostela Plantation Inc. – Banana Producers Cooperative (CPI-BPC), in the 7.2984 hectares of banana farm land, in Brgy. Mangayon, Compostela Valley.

Regional Director John M. Maruhom said the installation was not a smooth process, some 22 farm workers of a certain Joana Lago-Montero claimed that they bought the land from Jorge Villarin, the former landowner, who had earlier barricaded the farm with banana stalks.

Maruhom said the workers carried with them their planting tools like bolo, questioned the installation process as they claimed to be the rightful beneficiaries and tillers since 1994.news reg pix 2 june 10 2016

Compostela Valley Province Vice Governor Manuel Zamora and Compostela Mayor Lema Bolo with DAR Sheriff Adelaido Caminade and some police personnel from the Provincial Police Office, mediated in the standoff to successfully implement the writ of installation issued by PARPO II Eduardo E. Suaybaguio on September15, 2015.

The DAR also attributed the peaceful implementation of the Writ of Execution to the support and cooperation of some members from the 66th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army.

“Gikan karon, kining yutaa, inyoha nani” (From now on, this land is yours), Sherriff  Caminade said to the beneficiaries, during the installation activity. (Mike Tan, PIA Davao/Issa Ripalda, DAR)

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Sec. "Ka Paeng" in Davao del Norte

Secretary Rafael'Ka Paeng' Mariano visit the banana farm operations inside the plantation of AMS Kapalong Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (AMSKARBEMCO), in his random visit to Kapalong, Davao del Norte, on October 21, 2016.… Read More..
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DAR turns over ARISP III irrigation project

The Dagohoy Communal Irrigation Project (CIP) under Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project (ARISP) III, with a total cost of Php9,940,924.00 and covers a service area of about forty-nine (49) hectares, was turned over today, October 21, 2016 by the… Read More..
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GAR on Davao Region

Farmers and rural workers from the Davao Region raise their fists to cap-off the discussion on the genuine agrarian reform (GAR) organized by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the Philippine Information Agency. Under the GARP, agricultural lands all… Read More..
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Commitment signing

Agrarian reform Secretary Rafael Mariano affixes his signature in the commitment board as he and other cabinet members and participants submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte the crafted 2017-2022 Philippine Development Plan at the summit entitled “Sulong… Read More..

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