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DAR, DHSUD to build resilient homes for farmers

DAR, DHSUD to build resilient homes for farmers

“Most of our farmers and farm-workers are poor and does not own the house they live in. And even if they own it, most of their houses are dilapidated and need repair. Why? Because the farmers would rather use their money for farming and family expenses than use it for house repairs,”…

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DAR chief to distribute land titles, farm machines to Southern Leyte farmers

DAR chief to distribute land titles, farm machines to Southern Leyte farmers

TACLOBAN CITY—Agrarian Reform Secretary Brother John Castriciones is scheduled to distribute certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) and farm machineries in Southern Leyte on July 28 and 29. DAR-Eastern Visayas Regional Director Ismael Aya-ay said the Secretary will distribute 575…

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Castriciones administers virtual oath-taking of 64 DAR-Caraga personnel

Castriciones administers virtual oath-taking of 64 DAR-Caraga personnel

Villareal said public service is a noble calling and an honorable act that requires dedication and commitment to perform its sacred functions and duties. “As you take your oath, may you always be reminded of that passion to render unconditional service, as public servants of the Department…

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Castriciones directs DAR Mindanao field officials to resolve pending cases at the provincial and municipal levels

Castriciones directs DAR Mindanao field officials to resolve pending cases at the provincial and municipal levels

DAR Secretary Brother John Castriciones said the objective of the activity is to look back at what has been achieved and the problems which were encountered in the first semester of 2021. “On agrarian justice delivery, many of those cases which were originally classified as problematic are…

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Jails in Misamis Oriental to buy farmers’ products to supply food requirements of detainees

Jails in Misamis Oriental to buy farmers’ products to supply food requirements of detainees

“This program guarantees the farmers with a ready market for their products while the jails are assured of freshly harvested fruits and vegetables,” Alcala said. Alcala noted that the BJMP will regularly source out their food supply and buy agricultural products from the Mindulao…

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49 Pangasinense farmers sworn-in as qualified farmer-beneficiaries of CARP

49 Pangasinense farmers sworn-in as qualified farmer-beneficiaries of CARP

According to DAR Assistant Regional Director Maria Anna Francisco the oath-takers are the farmers of 93.6-hectare landholding formerly owned by Juan L. Tiongson located in Bautista, Villanueva-Poponto. “This oath-taking ceremony is the start of fulfilling your dreams. We hope that you may…

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55 farmer-beneficiaries in Isabela receive lands from DAR

55 farmer-beneficiaries in Isabela receive lands from DAR

EO 75, Series of 2019, was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte in February 2019 to accelerate and ensure the immediate identification and segregation of all unclassified lands of public domain and all GOLs suitable for agrarian reform. DAR was named as the lead agency that will provide central…

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Castriciones administers oath of 18 DAR-Central Luzon personnel

Castriciones administers oath of 18 DAR-Central Luzon personnel

“You were given new positions to help us in implementing our mandate. We will intensify our services to boost the quality of life of the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs),” he said. DAR-Central Luzon regional director Atty. Maria Celestina M. Tam warmly welcomed and congratulated…

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DAR distributes 174.2-hectare PSAU property to 281 farmers in  Pampanga

DAR distributes 174.2-hectare PSAU property to 281 farmers in Pampanga

Brother John expressed his confidence that agriculture graduates could help improve the agricultural lands given to each of them, since they can apply the theories, practices and modern farming technology they have learned from their schooling. Castriciones added that the knowledge that they…

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DAR amends land conversion guidelines to adapt to the new normal

DAR amends land conversion guidelines to adapt to the new normal

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has amended certain provisions on land-use conversion to avoid conversions of agricultural lands without DAR conversion clearance and to adapt to the new normal brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic through Administrative Order (AO) No. 3, Series of 2021.…

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Two ARBOs in Antique receive P1M each livelihood grant

Two ARBOs in Antique receive P1M each livelihood grant

The Barbaza Farmers Irrigators Association Inc. (BFIA) in Binangbang Centro, Barbaza and Tigmamale Agrarian Reform Cooperative (TARC), in Tigmamale, Valderrama, two of the DAR-assisted organization in Antique received a total of Php 2 Million worth of livelihood assistance from the Department of…

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Lanao del Norte farmers receive farm equipment from DAR

Lanao del Norte farmers receive farm equipment from DAR

“We are encouraging the members of the ARBOs to be diligent in convincing farmers, especially ARBs to become members of farm cooperatives so they can be part of the government’s interventions,” Mindalano added. The farm equipment was distributed to the following ARBOs: the 1.…

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DAR streamlines processes on the issuance of clearances for the transfer of private agricultural lands

DAR streamlines processes on the issuance of clearances for the transfer of private agricultural lands

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has issued a set of guidelines through Administrative Order No. 4, Series of 2021, to reduce unnecessary procedures in the delivery of public service and to streamline the process of securing clearances for the transfer of private agricultural lands which…

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DAR assesses Visayas group 2021 1st semester performance

DAR assesses Visayas group 2021 1st semester performance

“We all know that you are facing a lot of challenges because in this batch your regions are the battlegrounds when it comes to implementing the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP),” Brother John said. The Secretary disclosed that some of the provinces with problematic…

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