News Articles from Region VIII

DAR-8 continues its tradition of sharing this holiday season

A day before, the Legal Division of the same office, headed by Legal Chief, Atty. Christopher Ryan Rosal, opted to distribute food packs to 40 children living at the Tacloban City by-pass road. Yesterday, the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development and Sustainability…

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Housing project para mag-uruma ha Pangasinan, iginlunsad

An Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in naglunsad hadton a-kinse hinin bulan han Disyembre han gisyasyahani hini nga housing project nga tinawag nga “Balai Housing Program” para ha mga mag-uruma ha Pangasinan. Pinangunahan ni DAR Secretary Brother John Castriciones an…

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Castriciones delivers CLOAs in remote Leyte villages despite heavy rains

On the following day, Castriciones went back to this town and distributed in a formal rite at the municipal covered court 1,280 more CLOAs covering an aggregate area of over a thousand hectares to 1,042 ARBs from other farming villages in this municipality as well as from the towns of…

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DAR-EV employees extend financial assistance to victims of Typhoons Rolly, Ulysses

TACLOBAN CITY – OIC-Regional Director Ismael Ay-ay of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Eastern Visayas turned over on Friday P201,000.00 to Agrarian Reform Secretary, Brother John Castriciones as financial assistance for colleagues in Regions II and V who were severely…

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CARFA receives prize in simple rite

CATBALOGAN CITY – Cantongtong Agrarian Rice Farmers Association (CARFA) President, Efren Caballa, received on Tuesday morning in a simple ceremony the prize for best Grant-in-Aid (GIA) Science and Technology Project from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). DOST’s Science…

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Samar agrarian reform beneficiaries organization wins DOST award

For additional income, CARFA produced pop rice made from leftover rice that are sun-dried and fried to puff the grains. DAR Samar Provincial Office’s Enterprise Development and Economic Support point person, Monica Bato (now MARPO), disclosed that in 2016 CARFA became a…

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DAR subdivides lot in Samar town despite rise of COVID-19 cases

MOTIONG, Samar – Despite the continuous rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the province of Samar, the survey teams of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) remain unstoppable in performing their tasks. Last week, Engr. Enan Chua and Ferwell Aquino of…

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DAR-EV adopts blended modality on problem-solving session

Aya-ay applauded when the chairman of the Project Management Executive Committee at the Land Registration Authority (LRA) Central Office, as relayed by ROD Regional Director Atty. Emeterio Villanoza, committed to work out the immediate release of the 39 RP titles covering 354.4…

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DAR reaches out ARBs in far-flung Northern Samar villages

According to Sheila Jean Oronos, Agrarian Reform Program Technologist (ARPT) assigned in San Jose town, there are areas that could not be accessed by any type of vehicle that one needs to hike several kilometers or cross rivers to reach these remote villages. “But no matter how far these…

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DAR links 14 farmer organizations in EV to institutional buyers

Under EPAHP, instead of buying food supplies elsewhere, the DOH-retained hospitals and the city/district/municipal jails are encouraged to procure food supplies for the feeding of in-patients and persons deprived of liberty, respectively, from the ARBOs, which is allowed by the Government…

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