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DAR: Land distribution may continue

DAR Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes. PHOTO from www.dar.gov.ph

Some 8,410 landholdings comprising 78,303 hectares of land have yet to be covered by the agrarian reform program three days before the law expires, Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes said on Saturday.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

DAR: 78,000 hectares not yet covered by land reform

A farm worker carries harvested sugarcane at Hacienda Luisita.  E.I. REYMOND OREJAS/ INQUIRER

With only three days left before the lapse of the already extended land reform law, Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes said Saturday 8,410 landholdings involving a total of 78,303 hectares of land have yet to be distributed.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Women farmers lay claim to 80,000 ha for CARP

FARMERS call this machine “halimaw” or beast, blaming mechanization for loss of income. ANSELMO ROQUE/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

The Pambansang Koalisyon ng Kababaihan sa Kanayunan (PKKK) has filed petitions for the issuance of notices of coverage (NOCs) for agrarian reform of more than 80,000 hectares of land nationwide in a bid to have these distributed to landless women farmers.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DAR order hampers land reform, says farmer-leader


Slow distribution of land “was not caused by overlapping land titles but by the inept leadership” of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), said nongovernment organization Kilusan Para sa Tunay na Repormang Agraryo at Katarungan Panlipunan (Katarungan).

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DAR hails farming families


The Department of Agrarian Reform called attention Friday to the unsung heroes of rural communities: farming families responsible for feeding the Filipino people.

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »