News Articles from Region VIII

Agrarian reform beneficiary organizations provide critical food supplies to hospital, jail

According to Badilla, under the marketing tie-up arrangements, EVRMC and BJMP will buy milled rice, vegetables, fruits, and other farm products which they will use in feeding patients, and persons deprived of liberty (PDL), respectively, from the two-mentioned ARBOs. As assistance extended by…

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Agrarian reform beneficiary organizations generate ₱22.9M in sales during quarantine

In Southern Leyte, the Liloan Farmers Agriculture Cooperative conducts a mobile market around the municipality of Liloan in coordination with the LGU to sell their products composed of milled-rice and various types of vegetables harvested under the Linking Smallholder Farmers to the Market with…

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DAR-assisted farmer organizations continue to earn amidst quarantine

In Caibiran town, the Nagkakaisang Magsasaka ng Caibiran (NaMaCa) Multi-Purpose Cooperative, sell pork from the swine production of the said ARBO. Meanwhile, 34 ARB members of the Almeria Seafarers Multi-Purpose Cooperative, and nine ARB members of the Villa Rice Farmers Producers Association,…

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5 DAR-assisted farmer organizations are town’s food suppliers amidst COVID-19 crisis

Based on the sales record of the five ARBOs, they earned a combined amount of more than ₱288,000 from April 3 to 8 and April 13 to 17, or during the quarantine period. Though the town is now under enhanced community quarantine effective April 15 to 30 this year, pursuant to Executive Order No.…

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Just cautious of COVID-19

When Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases started to rise in Metro Manila, several measures were implemented to prevent the spread of the dreaded disease. At the DAR Regional Office 8, among the measures undertaken was the sanitation of the entire workplace after some employees with travel…

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Biliran farmer organizations extend assistance amid COVID-19

Aside from the members, chairperson Rebecca Payos said, LARCOOP also provided snacks and coffee to frontliners manning the provincial border checkpoint, as well as barangay checkpoints in Lico and PS Eamiguel villages. LARCOOP Manager, Anamie Villegas Ibano, added that the…

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DAR distributes CLOAs to Samar islanders

ZUMARRAGA, Samar – Eighteen landless farmers from this island-municipality in the province of Samar turned landowners as they received Emancipation Patents (EP) and Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs) from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) on March 12. Zumarraga Mayor, Myrna…

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DAR-Leyte adopts measures to control COVID-19 plague

Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II (PARPO II) Renato Badilla ordered the implementation of strict measures to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus within the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Leyte-Biliran Provincial Office and all Municipal Agrarian Reform Offices (MARO) under…

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DAR-8 strictly observes COVID-19 precautionary measures

TACLOBAN CITY – As the pandemic COVID-19 continues to threaten other parts of the country, the Department of Agrarian Reform Regional Office 8 in this city observes several precautionary measures to prevent contagion and spread of this deadly virus. Aside from the infrared thermometer that…

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DAR starts identifying beneficiaries for San Isidro land

Jose Delis, 69, who worked as a tenant for more than 20 years now in Lot 1-B even before the Muertigues sold their property to MRC Allied Industries Incorporated, expressed his excitement to know that he could own the land he is tilling. “Pasalamat mig daku nga gitabangan mi…

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