News Articles from Region VIII

DAR holds legal clinic in Ormoc

Like Nanay Estrella, Tatay Julieto and Nany Melania, many of those who availed of the legal services for agrarian-related issues, went home satisfied and with revived hopes. Felisa Lambot from Barangay Curva commented “Nakuntento ako. Si Atty. Ryan ang nakausap ko.” (I was contented.…

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DAR-EV celebrates 34 years of CARP, 50 years of P.D. 27

DAR Eastern Visayas joined on Friday, June 17, the simultaneous holding of motorcade throughout the country to drumbeat the 34th year of CARP implementation and the 50th year of Presidential Decree (PD) No. 27. Republic Act No. 6657 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (CARL)…

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Agrarian beneficiary gets back land sold to another by former owner

DAR Central Office then ordered the DAR Regional Office to settle the issue. The Regional Quick Response Officer, Felix Dante Espina, immediately summoned Galupo, dela Cruz and Revilles. According to Espina, during the dialogue, Revilles agreed to return to the Galupos the…

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Land valuation soon be based on DAR’s report

Badilla commented on this new development, “The intertwined role of DAR and LBP in the accomplishment of mandated targets for land acquisition and distribution has always been crucial.” “That role is enhanced in the new policy as newly acquired learnings…

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BJMP, Samar agrarian beneficiaries sign marketing agreement

Maligmat and Camus agreed that HFA will deliver no less than 24 trays of fresh eggs every month to the said facility and will be paid based on the prevailing market price. Camus commented, “We hope this will continue so we can help the farmers, while for the Bureau, we…

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DENR, LBP, ROD renew support for DAR

Atty. Yu clarified that these are just under DAR’s regular targets. There is another set of targets under the Support to Parcelization of Lands for Individual Title (SPLIT), a special project of the agency which seeks to parcelize collective CLOAs previously distributed by the…

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Mission Accomplished!

The President on January 23, 2020, during his visit to the remote San Isidro town to turnover various government assistance to former rebels, ordered former DAR Secretary, John Castriciones, to provide the former rebels farmlands to till under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program…

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Southern Leyte residents clamor for housing materials

She appeals for housing materials they would use in repairing their house. Josefa Lupas, 72, was lucky that she and her paralyzed ARB husband were able to evacuate before the typhoon came but was dismayed when they returned the following day to see their house, which stands…

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DAR turns over Samar land for former rebels

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar – In support of the government’s Whole-of-Nation approach to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC), pursuant to Executive Order No. 70, s. 2018, the Regional Director Yu emphasized in his message that this turnover event is a meaningful way for DAR to…

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DAR confident to hit parcelization target

Further, Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and Research Office, Virginia Orogo, motivated the field implementers by stressing the role the latter play. According to her, “What we are doing is a noble thing, a noble work, because we are helping our land to be productive, and we…

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