DAR turns over service facilities to Bohol farmers
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) turned over common service facilities (CSF) worth P17.5 million to the agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organizations (ARBOs) in Bohol.
DAR-7 Regional Director Luis Bueno Jr. led the turnover of the five units of brand new six-wheeler truck facilities on May 25, 2018.
In his message, Bueno said that the provision of CSF will increase farm productivity and income of the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) and intensify production in agri-based and other related enterprises.
The ARBO recipients were Kahugpungan Sa mga Igsoong Naglawig sa Kalambuan Multi-Purpose Cooperative in San Miguel town, Kinan-oan Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative in Trinidad town, Danao Agrarian Reform Cooperative in Danao town, Candelaria MultiPurpose Cooperative in Dagohoy town, and Mantacida United Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooper- ative in Catigbian town.
Regional Director Bueno, Bohol Provincial Agrarian Reform Program officer Grace Fua and the officials of ARBOs signed the memorandum of agreement during the turnover of the dump trucks.
The event was graced by the presence of second district Congressman Aris Aumentado, San Miguel Mayor Nunela Pinat, Executive assistant to the governor Ariel Lungay in behalf of Gov. Edgar Chatto, and Engr. Archie Lungay from the office of first district Congressman Rene Relampagos.
Fua said the turnover of CSF was under the Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity Economic Support Services (ARCCESS) program of DAR. The CSF will be maintained by the ARBOs as stated in the agreement.
Farmer beneficiaries from the group Kahugpungan Sa mga Igsoong Naglawig sa Kalambuan Multi-Purpose Cooperative in San Miguel, Bohol receive the brand new six-wheeler truck from the DAR-7.