Capiz farmers receive land titles, service facilities from DAR
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) distributed certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) to 154 farmers in Capiz in Roxas City, as well as turned over service facilities in some areas in the province.
To be specific, a total of 157.037 hectares of lands divided into 240 CLOAs were recently handed over to 154 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in a ceremony held in Roxas City on Tuesday.
Aside from land distribution, the official turnover of millions worth of support services was also facilitated during the ceremony to two agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organizations (ARBOs) in the province of Capiz.
A 4-wheel drive 90 horsepower Mccormic Tractor was formally handed down to the Agrarian Reform Cooperative of New Guia, an ARBO from Maayon town.
The tractor, worth P3.7 million, will be utilized by the cooperative to serve the rice, corn and sugarcane farmers in Maayon.
The same cooperative was also the recipient of micro-finance program worth P650,000 for swine production, catering, and crop production.
Another support facility, a 2-wheel drive 6-wheeler hauling dump truck, was also turned over to ESMAC Multi-Purpose Cooperative of Binuntucan, Pontevedra.
The P3.5 million worth dump truck will be utilized for hauling services of rice, corn and sugarcane farmers in the area.