News Articles from Region XII

Sarangani province

Sarangani province

Balut Island, Sarangani – Davao Occidental Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Sonny Lomongo (3nd from left) awards a land title to a Muslim woman during a distribution rites held in the municipal hall of Sarangani. The woman is one of the 47 farmer-beneficiaries of the…

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610 farmers now landowners

610 farmers now landowners

The long wait is over for 610 farmers who received their certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for the first semester of 2018. This was reported by DAR Regional Director Felix Aguhob during the department’s 2018 mid-year performance…

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Road and bridge now benefits farmers, IPs

Road and bridge now benefits farmers, IPs

“Since the DAR-Italian and local government have done their obligations as far as the project implementation is concerned, I challenge each one of you to take care of these projects for the sake of the future generation and for the interest of your tribe,” Malungon Municipal Mayor…

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86 farmers earn P2.2-M selling coffee beans

86 farmers earn P2.2-M selling coffee beans

BAGUMBAYAN, SULTAN KUDARAT- Eighty six farmers from Bagumbayan town were exultant after collectively selling their harvested coffee beans for P2.2 million to a multinational coffee-buying company in Tagum City.Project Facilitator Zeljik Psalm Maraon said farmers from the KM14 High Value Crops,…

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DAR-Sarangani reinforces skills of IP group on farm entrepreneurship

DAR-Sarangani reinforces skills of IP group on farm entrepreneurship

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Sarangani province recently launched the Farm Business School (FBS) which aims to improve the entrepreneurial and management skills of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in the area.A total of 60 B’laan…

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DAR, Italian agency turn over support projects to Sarangani ARC

DAR, Italian agency turn over support projects to Sarangani ARC

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – A farm-to-market road (FMR), solar dryers and potable water system were recently turned over by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to the local government of Alabel, Sarangani under the DAR Italian Assistance to Agrarian Reform Community Development Support…

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 DAR hands over P1.5 M post-harvest facilities to farmer groups in North Cotabato

DAR hands over P1.5 M post-harvest facilities to farmer groups in North Cotabato

“Finally, the project has been realized and I appreciated those who extended their efforts in making this project a reality for our farmers. This project is a big help to the farmers and to the whole community who depend on their living on corn farming,” Cuan said.Mayor Cuan reminded…

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DAR brings farm business school to Koronadal

DAR brings farm business school to Koronadal

Koronadal City - To equip farmers with the right set of knowledge and skills needed to make their farms more profitable, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently launched Farm Business School (FBS) program in Koronadal City, South Cotabato.According to facilitator Leidenep M. Yecla, a…

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142 North Cotabato ARBs complete farmers’ field school on sugarcane production

142 North Cotabato ARBs complete farmers’ field school on sugarcane production

“We now believe that there is hope because we already experienced how the government is taking good care of us through the different interventions that our association received. We would like to thank DAR for helping us address the need to have farm machinery in our place by giving us…

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Pres. Duterte distributes land titles to 1,680 farmers in Sultan Kudarat

Pres. Duterte distributes land titles to 1,680 farmers in Sultan Kudarat

A 75-year-old Maguindanaon woman farmer Linang Lagasi was also teary-eyed when she received her CLOA.“I now have something to leave my children with when I die. I hope the government will also provide us with support services to cope with farming our land,” she said.Secretary…

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