News Articles from Region III

DAR trains 696 ARBOs on business and financial management

DAR trains 696 ARBOs on business and financial management

Farmers belonging to 696 agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organizations (ARBOs) in Region III are now able to manage their organization’s agri-businesses after the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) conducted various trainings on business and financial management. DAR Regional…

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Tarlac farmers receive land titles

Tarlac farmers receive land titles

TARLAC CITY – A total of 113 farmers from the province of Tarlac were among the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) who received their respective certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is pushing for its land distribution activities and the…

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Nearly 1 million hectares of farmlands eyed for CARP coverage

Nearly 1 million hectares of farmlands eyed for CARP coverage

ANGELES CITY – President Rodrigo R. Duterte can make good of his promise to uplift the standards of living of landless farmers and farmworkers by placing under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) close to a million hectares of agricultural lands that have evaded coverage after…

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Convergence of DAR stakeholders

Convergence of DAR stakeholders

ANGELES CITY, Pampanga – A total of 141 stakeholders coming from various people’s organizations (POs), non-government organizations (NGOs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) from all over the country, and 106 officials of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) from different…

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Mariano declares null and void lands leased or sold by ARBs in Hacienda Luisita

Mariano declares null and void lands leased or sold by ARBs in Hacienda Luisita

Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael V. Mariano declared null and void the selling and leasing out of lands awarded to Hacienda Luisita beneficiaries and threatened to throw the full force of the law against those that would defy his order.“This is a decisive action (mapagpasyang hakbang) to…

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228 Tarlac farmers now landowners

228 Tarlac farmers now landowners

SAN VICENTE, Tarlac City (April 25, 2017)—Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano led the distribution of certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) covering 349 hectares of land to 228 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) today at Diwa ng Tarlac Convention Center here. Mariano,…

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Duterte backs Genuine Agrarian Reform, reappoints Mariano as DAR chief

Duterte backs Genuine Agrarian Reform, reappoints Mariano as DAR chief

President Rodrigo Duterte has reappointed Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano as Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary more than a week after he expressed confidence in the peasant leader’s bid to implement genuine agrarian reform in the country.Malacañang announced the…

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Slave-like conditions of Sacadas in Hacienda Luisita alarming – DAR

Slave-like conditions of Sacadas in Hacienda Luisita alarming – DAR

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is continuing to assist migratory sugar workers or sacadas escaping Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac. Early this month, 19 sacadas who were recruited by a contracting agency hired by the Central Azucarera de Tarlac (CAT) from as far as Sultan Kudarat, Davao…

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Hacienda Luisita farmers confer with Mariano and his officials

Hacienda Luisita farmers confer with Mariano and his officials

She said under the Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic Support (ARCCESS), 10 farm tractors would be given to them to ensure the productivity of their lands.“Before the month of March ends, 10 farm tractors will be turned over to your agrarian cooperatives. It is important…

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Mariano sends love to farmers with CLOAs on Hearts Day

Mariano sends love to farmers with CLOAs on Hearts Day

Tarlac City, Feb. 14 – Smiles, hugs and love set the scene at the Balete Covered Court on Valentine’s day after agrarian reform chief Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano, along with other Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) officials, distributed certificates of land ownership…

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