News Articles from Region VIII

DAR-Samar rolls out distribution of agri-production inputs

income from surplus production and at the same time meet the nutritional requirements of your households during this time of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Malinao told the farmers. Meanwhile, Samar Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II (PARPO II) Celsa Mabutin…

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DAR distributes CLOAs in Southern Leyte amid COVID-19 threat

During the distribution, Peque emphasized to the recipients the obligations attached to being agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) which include the payment of land amortization and the real property tax. Further, he advised them to make the land productive. Furthermore,…

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DAR Samar honors PARCCOM chair

Samar Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II (PARPO II) Celsa Mabutin shared that with Chairman Valles’ diverse involvement in the provincial government’s administration affairs, especially in the agri-development programs and projects, the agrarian reform beneficiaries…

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14 Babatngon farmers receive land titles from DAR

Asaldo further disclosed that there are still 73 CLOAs for distribution. “But because of the current situation, we have to schedule the distribution every week to control the crowd,” she added. “We have to make sure that social distancing is strictly…

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DAR-EV prepares distribution of production inputs and livelihood support to ARBs

These ARBOs were able to generate a combined sale of more than ₱23M during this period, Aya-ay added. Under the fourth component, Aya-ay shared that 9,532 ARBs throughout the region received relief packs of supplemental food, vitamins, and hygiene kits in May as immediate…

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Farmers from Leyte's remote village thank DAR over relief packs

According to him, the distribution rolled out on May 14 this year at the national level. In Region-8, we started the distribution on May 21 in the Municipality of Palo, he added. Aya-ay also disclosed that 9,532 ARBs all over Eastern Visayas are expected to receive the said…

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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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