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Lower House approves 2022 DAR budget

Lower House approves 2022 DAR budget

“We believe that the farmers not only need land but also marketing assistance, seed assistance and other various assistance to develop themselves,” he said. Haresco went over the DAR’s proposed budget and was convinced for the passage of its budget to fully implement land…

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DAR to turn over bridge, farm machines in Tarlac

DAR to turn over bridge, farm machines in Tarlac

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) announced that it will turn over a bridge, six hauling trucks and farm machines to ten (10) agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations (ARBOs) in the Province of Tarlac. DAR Regional Director Celestina Tam said Secretary Brother John Castriciones will…

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DAR-Sultan Kudarat provides IT equipment to 5 farmers coop

DAR-Sultan Kudarat provides IT equipment to 5 farmers coop

“The organizations were also given basic computer literacy training as part of the social infrastructure building (SIB) component of the ARBs’ development sustainability program of the department,” Aguilar said. DAR-Sultan Kudarat Italian Project microfinance coordinator Helen…

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A remote barangay in Panabo City is recipient of potable water project from DAR

A remote barangay in Panabo City is recipient of potable water project from DAR

Upper Licanan Barangay Captain Orlando Bocal, Sr, also delivered his mesage and stressed, “Malaki ang pasasalamat ko sa DAR dahil ginawang safe na ang inuming tubig dito sa parte ng aming barangay. Matagal-tagal din ang aming paghihintay na ito'y magawan ng paraan para maging ligtas ang…

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DAR empowers livelihood of Zambo del Norte farmers

DAR empowers livelihood of Zambo del Norte farmers

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in the province of Zamboanga del Norte recently turned over a total of Php 493,000 worth of support services projects to boost the economic lives of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in the province. The support services projects include the Php 413,000…

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Ilocos region ARBOs increase profits amid the pandemic

Ilocos region ARBOs increase profits amid the pandemic

Francisco said that the ARBO earned its profits supplying vegetables to municipal jails in Pangasinan. “In coordination with BJMP (Bureau of Jail Management and Penology) we connected this ARBO to supply their agri-produce to municipal jails in Pangasinan. This is implemented under the…

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Davao del Sur farmers undergo training for crop improvement

Davao del Sur farmers undergo training for crop improvement

The agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) from the province of Davao del Sur recently concluded their Farmers’ Field School, a four (4)-month seminar, and on-field training to enhance their farm productiveness and mitigate the negative impact of climate change on their crops. The Department…

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Solar-pump irrigation to boost farmers’ production in Rizal province

Solar-pump irrigation to boost farmers’ production in Rizal province

Assistant Secretary and concurrent Calabarzon Regional Director Rene Colocar said the technology is composed of solar panels, pumps, electronic controls to operate the pump, concrete canals, water tank, conveyance structures, and a pump house. He said the system is more cost-efficient than the…

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ARBs nationwide thank PRRD, DAR celebrates 50th Founding Anniversary

ARBs nationwide thank PRRD, DAR celebrates 50th Founding Anniversary

From only 52 members then, BKADDs has increased by 215 new members which benefited more from the success enjoyed by BKADDS,” he said. Masili disclosed that BKADDS ARB Corp's banana trading gross sales from 2015 to the current year have reached Php 11,796,188.85 with a net income of Php…

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Rizal farmers receive lands, farm machines from DAR

Rizal farmers receive lands, farm machines from DAR

“The CLOAs are just the first step towards more support from the government. We will follow President Duterte’s national goal of improving the economic lives of our farmers by pouring various support services to farm communities,” Colocar said. After the distribution of land…

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La Union farmers receive solar-powered irrigation from DAR

La Union farmers receive solar-powered irrigation from DAR

According to DAR-Ilocos Regional Director Primo Lara, the P1 million-worth SPIS can irrigate three to five hectares and will run on solar energy. “This type of irrigation system is diesel-free and can irrigate rice and other high-value crops all year round,” Lara said. The project…

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DAR to distribute portions of the 427- hectares YKR land to 98 Busuanga ARBs

DAR to distribute portions of the 427- hectares YKR land to 98 Busuanga ARBs

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is set to distribute a maximum of 250 hectares out of a total of 427.0611 hectares of Lot 697 of the Yulo King Ranch (YKR) to ninety-eight (98) agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Busuanga in the province of Palawan on September 20, 2021. “DAR…

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DAR, DA inks agreement with BUCOR for ‘Buhay sa Gulay’ project

DAR, DA inks agreement with BUCOR for ‘Buhay sa Gulay’ project

“Since the beneficiaries are the PDLs, we dubbed the project as “’Bagong Buhay’ sa Gulay Project,” Melegrito added. DAR-MIMAROPA Regional Director Marvin Bernal said the project will initially utilize around 5,000 sqm. lot where 20 PDLs will be trained on urban…

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DAR turns over P3.6-M worth of farm machines to La Union farmers

DAR turns over P3.6-M worth of farm machines to La Union farmers

“Under this project we are addressing the lack of agri-production and food insufficiency caused by climate change,” Brother John said. “The farm machineries would help stabilize food production activities of the farmers and catch up with the market demands avoiding wastage and…

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