By Niña P. Calleja
Five months before the June 14, 2014, deadline for the distribution of agrarian reform lands, nine Catholic bishops have appealed to President Aquino to fire Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes and fast-track the distribution of land to farmers.
After sealing an agreement of cooperation with the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) on Monday, Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes insisted the move had nothing to do with the calls for his ouster.
IN celebration of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (Carper) anniversary, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Cebu provincial office will hold a tree planting today in Carcar City, southern Cebu.
By Norman Bordadora
Administration officials met on Friday with farmers from the Visayas and Mindanao, promising to “hasten” the distribution of land under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program extension with reforms (CARPer) and to help work out a dialogue between them and President Benigno Aquino III.