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Support for 'Buhay sa Gulay' project lauded

Support for 'Buhay sa Gulay' project lauded

BACOLOD City Mayor Evelio Leonardia has lauded the support of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for the local government’s "Buhay sa Gulay" project. Leonardia, along with DAR Secretary lawyer John Castriciones, earlier visited the 1.4-hectare project site in Barangay Alangilan.…

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DAR distributes 7,000 hectares of land

DAR distributes 7,000 hectares of land

BACOLOD City – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) distributed 7,709 hectares of agricultural lands to 7,268 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in Negros Occidental last Thursday. DAR Secretary John Castriciones led the distribution of the agricultural lands through the Comprehensive…

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DAR distributes 7,000-hectare Carp land in Negros Occidental

DAR distributes 7,000-hectare Carp land in Negros Occidental

THE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), through the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (Carp), distributed 7,709 hectares of agricultural lands to 7,268 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Negros Occidental Thursday, September 30. DAR Secretary John Castriciones, who led the distribution…

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Over 7.2K ARBs receive land titles in NegOcc

Over 7.2K ARBs receive land titles in NegOcc

BACOLOD CITY – Some 7,268 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) received titles to 7,709 hectares of land in Negros Occidental during the mass distribution of certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) conducted by the Department of Agrarian (DAR) in Pontevedra town on Thursday. In rites…

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DAR inaugurates P7.8-M bridge in Tarlac

DAR inaugurates P7.8-M bridge in Tarlac

STA. IGNACIA, Tarlac: The P7.8 million San Sotero Bridge which the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) had funded under the "Tulay ng Pangulo para sa Kaunlarang Pang-Agraryo" program was inaugurated on Monday. The 22.8-meter bridge would link to 11 neighboring barangay (villages) to the agrarian…

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RE irrigation project benefits Baras farmers

RE irrigation project benefits Baras farmers

A group of farmers in Rizal province are about to experience firsthand the benefit of renewable enenergy (RE). The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has recently turned over to the Baliksaka Farmers Association Inc. based in Barangay Pinugay, Baras, Rizal a solar pump irrigation project worth…

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Solar irrigation project to boost farm productivity in Rizal

Solar irrigation project to boost farm productivity in Rizal

BARAS, Rizal – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) turned over a solar pump irrigation project (SPIP) worth PHP20 million to Baliksaka Farmers Association Inc. in Barangay Pinugay here. DAR Secretary John Castriciones said the project, made possible with the collaboration of the…

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Mga magsasaka ng Rizal tumanggap ng lupa, mga makinang pangsaka mula sa DAR

Mga magsasaka ng Rizal tumanggap ng lupa, mga makinang pangsaka mula sa DAR

Aabot sa 8.5 ektaryang lupa ang ipinamahagi ng Department of Agrarian Reform sa 11 magsasaka sa Sitio Baliksaka, Brgy. Pinugay, Baras, rizal. Ayon kay DAR Secretary John Castriciones, mga agrarian beneficiaries ang nakatanggap ng certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs). “Itong titulo…

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One big push for land reform needed — DAR

One big push for land reform needed — DAR

Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones on Wednesday urged the chairpersons of various provincial agrarian reform coordinating committees to push for a stronger implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program nationwide. The Department of Agrarian Reform is now holding a national…

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Bridge to benefit farmers in Nueva Vizcaya

Bridge to benefit farmers in Nueva Vizcaya

VILLAVERDE, NUEVA VIZCAYA: A 40-meter bridge worth P8.4 million has been completed and turned over to the local government here, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said. DAR Secretary John Castriciones said the bridge would help ease the transportation of farm-produced products for agrarian…

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Land distribution, farmers’ training should continue beyond 2022

Land distribution, farmers’ training should continue beyond 2022

MANILA – When President Rodrigo Duterte steps down from office in June 2022 and new Cabinet leaders are appointed, Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John Castriciones hopes reforms and programs will continue. Castriciones is specifically looking forward to the distribution of…

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Japan completes agriculture development project in Mindanao

Japan completes agriculture development project in Mindanao

The MinSAAD Project is a six billion yen loan fund from the Government of Japan through the JICA. It started implementation in 2012 and was completed in 2020. Through this project, farm-to-market roads, bridges, irrigation facilities, post harvest infrastructure, rural water supply and…

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Solar-power irrigation system installed in Isabela

Solar-power irrigation system installed in Isabela

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has installed an irrigation system dependent on solar power in Isabela in a bid to help farmers suffering from drought during the dry season. DAR Sec. John Castriciones said the P1 million-worth project in Barangay Sinili in Santiago City will address the…

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JICA completes ¥6-B Mindanao agri project

JICA completes ¥6-B Mindanao agri project

MANILA, Philippines — The Japanese government has concluded its six billion yen loan fund for the development of the agriculture sector in Mindanao. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan’s bilateral aid agency, and the Department of Agrarian Reform have completed…

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