Mga tanong at sagot ukol sa CARP at CARPER na inihanda ng PCDSO at DAR.
Learn more about the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program and Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms in this question and answer.
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) today clarified that the Supreme Court (SC) decision to distribute the land of the Hacienda Luisita estate did not favor any single group, even as it belied claims by the Unyon ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) that the said decision was in favor of the Ambala solely.
The Department of Agrarian Reform today allayed fears that the program to distribute land to landless peasants will end with the CARPER law, which expires on June 2014.
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) today denied that the present leadership of the agency was involved in any Malampaya fund misuse. DAR Undersecretary Anthony N. Paruñgao, in a statement, said that the DAR has not received any portion of the Malampaya funds since the present administration started.
The Department of Agrarian Reform today started distributing certified true copies of their land to the farmworker-beneficiaries of Hacienda Luisita. Almost 600 farmworker-beneficiaries in Barangay Pando were awarded their Certificate of Land Ownership Award, the land title given to agrarian reform beneficiaries in a short ceremony in the barangay’s covered court.
An April 24, 2013 press release from the Department of Agrarian Reform: The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) maintained today, one year after the historic Supreme Court decision, that the distribution of land to farmworkers in Hacienda Luisita remains on track.
In light of the criticism of some sectors that, at current pace, the acquisition and distribution of agricultural lands under the Agrarian Reform Program will not be completed by June 30 2014, please see the following, as previously reported by the Department of Agrarian Reform:
An August 20, 2012, press release from the Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils and Water Management: The Bureau of Soils and Water Management is aggressively pushing for the wider coordination and cooperation of Small Water Irrigation System Association (SWISA) to support the vision of AGRI-PINOY FSSP through Secretary Proceso J. Alcala to achieve food sufficiency and sustainable agriculture in the country.
A June 5, 2012 press release from the Department of Agrarian Reform: Agrarian reform under the Aquino Administration is proceeding apace despite the huge challenges facing the program. Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes stressed during President Benigno S. Aquino III’s first two years, DAR managed to acquire and distribute 219,069 hectares of land throughout the country.