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DAR helps promote ARBO products via digitized marketing

DAR helps promote ARBO products via digitized marketing

MANILA – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is upgrading its farmers' registry and database to help agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBOs) market their products digitally. The particular land-based digitization marketing project will feature online each of the ARBOs finest…

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Caviteño planters graduate from DAR farm biz school

Caviteño planters graduate from DAR farm biz school

A total of 37 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) from Batas Dao Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Inc. General Emilio Aguinaldo Cavite have completed a crash course for farmer-businessmen being offered by the Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR) Farm Business School (FBS). The project is…

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Soccsksargen farmer groups to be SEC-registered

Soccsksargen farmer groups to be SEC-registered

MANILA – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in the Soccsksargen region and the Securities and Exchange Commission-Davao Extension Office (SEC-DEO) tied up recently to make agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations (ARBOs) to be SEC-registered for them to receive more government…

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Agrarian reform co-op in Agusan Sur sells rice at P30 to P35 a kilo

Agrarian reform co-op in Agusan Sur sells rice at P30 to P35 a kilo

The prices of rice in most areas of the country have not gone down below the P40 level. Jamil Amatonding Jr., Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II of DAR Agusan del Sur, said the large-scale milling complex complete with solar and mechanical batch dryers and a multi-pass miller has been…

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How 1972 martial law hastened PH's land reform program

How 1972 martial law hastened PH's land reform program

Filipino men and women born a decade before the advent of the September 1972 martial law may be interested to know that such imposition of partial military rule became very beneficial to the country's landless farmers commonly called tenants. Here's why: The implementation of Republic Act 3844…

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DAR, Landbank issue guidelines on moratorium for land payments of beneficiaries

DAR, Landbank issue guidelines on moratorium for land payments of beneficiaries

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and state-owned Land Bank of the Philippines have issued a joint order providing the implementing guidelines for the moratorium on the payment of land amortization and interests for agrarian reform beneficiaries. In a joint news release on Thursday, DAR…

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IRR suspending land payments signed

IRR suspending land payments signed

AGRARIAN Reform Secretary Conrado Estrella 3rd and Land Bank of the Philippines President and Chief Executive Officer Cecilia Borromeo on Wednesday formally signed the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) on the one-year moratorium on land amortization and interest payments of agrarian…

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DAR chief Estrella secures post with CA nod

DAR chief Estrella secures post with CA nod

MANILA, Philippines – The appointment of Conrado Estrella III as chief of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) was confirmed by the Commission on Appointments (CA) on Tuesday. His confirmation came after the CA’s committee on agrarian reform deliberated on his qualifications and…

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Northern Samar farmers group gets farm machinery, equipment from DAR

Northern Samar farmers group gets farm machinery, equipment from DAR

MANILA, Philippines — A group of farmers in Northern Samar received farm machinery and equipment from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). In a statement released Monday, the DAR said that it handed out the machinery and equipment to the Cervantes Integrated Organic Farmer Association…

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ARBs in Bicol enroll in agri registry system, says DAR

ARBs in Bicol enroll in agri registry system, says DAR

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) announced on Sunday the registration of 3,438 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) using its electronic registry system or Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA) to boost its assistance to small farmers in the Bicol region. The DAR…

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DAR gives away P1.3M worth of farm tools to Capiz farmers

DAR gives away P1.3M worth of farm tools to Capiz farmers

Three organizations of agrarian reform beneficiaries in Capiz have received P1.3-million worth of farm implements and will also be given training in modern farming technology in a bid to help boost their agricultural production, thus improving their quality of life. Department of Agrarian Reform…

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House concludes plenary debates on DAR's 2023 budget

House concludes plenary debates on DAR's 2023 budget

MANILA – Aklan 2nd District Rep. Teodorico Haresco Jr., House Committee on Appropriations vice chairperson, on Friday sponsored and successfully defended the proposed 2023 budget of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) worth PHP15.85 billion during the period of debates in the plenary.…

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Cebu farmers receive cargo truck from DAR

Cebu farmers receive cargo truck from DAR

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) on Tuesday said it recently turned over to a group of farmers from Barangay Talavera in Toledo City, Cebu a multi-cab delivery truck. The Talavera United Farmers Association (TUFA) will use the vehicle to transport food supplies to the Bureau of Jail and…

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Solar-powered irrigation facility seen to boost Cavite farmers’ productivity

Solar-powered irrigation facility seen to boost Cavite farmers’ productivity

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has recently turned over to a group of farmers in Tanza, Cavite, a P12-million solar-powered irrigation system (SPIS) to boost the farmers’ food production capability through irrigation using the power of the sun. In a news release, DAR Secretary…

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