(Feature) Bottom-Up Budgeting: Empowering People at Grassroots Level

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Bottom-Up Budgeting: Empowering People at Grassroots Level 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, Aug. 9 (PNA) — As the Aquino administration aims to reduce poverty and ensure transparency as to where the people’s money goes, it has been using bottom-up budgeting since 2012.

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MSME taps farmer coops for banana chips processing in Davao Oriental

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on MSME taps farmer coops for banana chips processing in Davao Oriental 

DAVAO CITY, July 27 — A micro small and medium entrepreneur (MSME) has tapped two farmer cooperatives in the interior barangay of Davao Oriental for banana chips processing.

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CLOAs, equipment distribution marks CARP anniversary in ARMM

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on CLOAs, equipment distribution marks CARP anniversary in ARMM 

COTABATO CITY, June 16 — More than PHP20 million worth of common service facilities and equipment were distributed to agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations as the Department of Agrarian Reform in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) celebrated Monday the 27th anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).

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Senate briefing on the campaign for food security

February 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate briefing on the campaign for food security 

150225182234Senator Cynthia Villar (right), chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, exchanges views with Ms. Hilal Elver (left), a researcher-professor and co-director of the Project on Global Climate Change, Human Security and Democracy of Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies at the University of California, at the Senate in Pasay City on Wednesday (Feb. 25, 2015). Ms. Elver was briefed by implementing agencies such as the Departments of Agriculture, Agrarian Reform, Health, Social Welfare and Development and the Environment as well as the National Food Authority and the National Anti-Poverty Commission on their agencies’ respective efforts in contributing to the campaign for food security and the realization of the right to food. Also in right photo is Senator Aquilino Pimentel II. (PNA photos by Avito C. Dalan)
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Probe on possible anomalous land conversion in Bulacan sought

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Probe on possible anomalous land conversion in Bulacan sought 

MANILA, Feb 24 — A congressional inquiry may soon be conducted on complaints of alleged irregularities related to an area in Plaridel, Bulacan where a steel rolling plant will be constructed.

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DAR helps Bicol agrarian reform beneficiaries produce healthy coconut vinegar, sauce

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on DAR helps Bicol agrarian reform beneficiaries produce healthy coconut vinegar, sauce 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 5 (PNA) –- After making them beneficiaries of the government’s Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is helping Bicolano farmers generate more income from their farms.

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DAR Negros Oriental distributes Certificates of Land Ownership Award to beneficiaries

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on DAR Negros Oriental distributes Certificates of Land Ownership Award to beneficiaries 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 3 -– The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Negros Oriental has distributed Certificates of Land Ownership Award to 16 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in Novallas, Tanjay City.

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DAR distributes lands in Negros Oriental

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on DAR distributes lands in Negros Oriental 

MANILA, Jan. 26 — The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently distributed about 49 hectares of agricultural lands in Ablan, Negros Oriental to boost the economic condition of 20 farmer-beneficiaries cultivating the property owned by Fleischer family.

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