Welcome to DAR Region 12



PARALEGAL Training For North Cotabato ARB Leaders

news regional pix 1 oct. 12 2015The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has recently conducted paralegal training for agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) to enhance their skills and knowledge in resolving land problems in Balindog, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato.

Atty. Adela Roden, head of the Regional and Cotabato Project Management Team presented rationale and background of the training, list of problematic landholdings, programs and projects implemented by Program Beneficiaries Development Division, Legal basis of BARC, The difference between Paralegal and BARC, Techniques in Mediation, Evolution of Human Rights, and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.

The municipalities of President Roxas, Magpet, Makilala, Arakan and Antipas and Kidapawan City were all represented by one DARMO Staff and selected ARBs, which mostly are Chairmen of Barangay Agrarian Reform Committee. 

During the Role Playing on Mediation, different approaches and strategies applicable and acceptable to both parties.  Sample cases given to them were real, with names and places changed to keep them confidential. Applying what they learned from the training and what they have been doing for years, the presentation turned out to be valuable. There were few comments, observations and recommendations given to improve the skills of the participants.

The participants are not just adopt in the land they cultivate but are also skilled in conflict resolution and mediation.

North Cotabato was one of the six provinces identified as pilot areas on 2012 Phase 1, taking into account its huge private agricultural lands. (Sara Jane S. Sinsuat)


Region XII News

news reg 1 pix 1 april 21 2017
April 21, 2017 12

DAR launches Farm Business School in So. Cotabato

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in South Cotabato recently launched a Farm Business School (FBS) program in Brgy. Lambontong, Surallah to help farmers build knowledge and skills on agricultural business to make their farms more profitable.This project… Read More..
manila bulletin blue logo
Apr 17, 2017 14

DAR gives go-signal to proceed with land distribution in…

Department Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael Mariano has directed the regional office in Soccsksargen (South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, General Santos) to proceed with the coverage of about 4,000-hectare area for distribution to… Read More..
news reg 1 pix 1 april 13 2017
Apr 13, 2017 28

DAR to install longtime tillers in Arakan

Agrarian reform Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano directed Region 12 Director Nasser Mussali and Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer (PARPO) Marion Abella to proceed with the coverage of the 4,000-hectare area in Arakan, North Cotabato in a… Read More..
news reg 3 pix 1 april 1 2017
Apr 01, 2017 42

Mariano orders to proceed with CARP coverage of USM…

DILIMAN, Quezon City (March 31, 2017)—Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Rafael Mariano signed today a memorandum ordering the DAR in Cotabato to proceed with covering the 3,878 hectares of reservation area of the University of Southern Mindanao… Read More..