News Articles from Region V

DAR-Bicol supports the President’s initiatives for agrarian reform beneficiaries

LEGAZPI CITY— The Department of Agrarian Reform in Bicol region supports Secretary Conrado Estrella III is actively pushing for the condonation of loan payments and providing a one-year moratorium on payment of amortization and interest fees, as announced by President Ferdinand Marcos…

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Town to boost abaca output

LAGONOY, Camarines Sur— Coastal farmers in this town got a boost in abaca production and marketing following the signing of an agreement between the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), partner agencies, and the local government unit (LGU) for the improvement of the abaca processing…

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DAR uplifts Camarines Sur abaca production, provides P580-K grant

LAGONOY, Camarines Sur — Coastal farmers got a boost in abaca production and marketing business following the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), partner agencies, and the local government unit for the improvement of the abaca…

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DAR distributes electronic land titles to 215 Bicol farmers

LEGAZPI CITY —The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently conducted a series of distribution of certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) and electronic land titles (E-titles) to agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Bicol in the last week of July 2022. The distribution…

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72K Bicol farmers to benefit from loan condonation plan

LEGAZPI CITY – At least 72,288 farmers in the Bicol region will benefit from President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s plan to provide debt relief to agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) by condoning payments on loans and providing a one-year moratorium on the payment of amortization. Gerard…

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DAR and NIA turn over P12-M sun-powered irrigation pump to Juban, Sorsogon farmers

JUBAN, Sorsogon-- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) recently turned over a solar-powered irrigation pump (SPIP) project to a group of farmers in Juban, Sorsogon. The project, implemented under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program…

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DAR Regional Office 5 passes 2nd ISO surveillance audit

LEGAZPI CITY—The quality management system of the Department of Agrarian Reform's (DAR) Regional Office 5 has remained compliant with ISO 9001:2015 standards and has retained its certification. This result was confirmed during the second surveillance audit conducted by World Quality…

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DAR Bicol distributes over 341,000 hectares of agri land since 1972

LEGAZPI CITY—Despite mounting pressures and complex problems in implementing the government's agrarian reform program, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) announced that the agency has already distributed a total of 341,518 hectares of agricultural land throughout the region within a…

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Over 300 Camarines Sur farmers get land titles

PILI, Camarines Sur –– The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) distributed land titles to 379 Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program beneficiaries in Camarines Sur province on Wednesday during a ceremony at the Provincial Capitol Convention Center in this town. DAR said a total of…

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54-year-old farmer receives land title after 15 years

54-year-old farmer receives land title after 15 years

At the CLOA distribution, the DAR also turned over infrastructure projects worth 140 million in the municipalities of Basud, Jose Panganiban, Labo, Paracale and San Lorenzo Ruiz in Camarines Norte. The infrastructure projects include: farm-to-market roads and potable water systems implemented…

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