DAR begins distribution of titles to Hacienda Luisita farmworkers

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.

BSWM supports agri-pinoy rice food staple sufficiency through empowered SWISA

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.

DAR: President Aquino remains resolved to pursue agrarian reform

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.

DENR enlists 5 million students, 42,000 barangays for greening effort

A May 29, 2011 press release by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources: The DENR secured the support of more than 5 million students in public elementary and secondary schools nation wide, along with officials and community leaders in 42,000 barangays, to kick off the National Greening Program.