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DAR Sees Self Sufficient Farmers, COOPs in 6 Years

DAR Sees Self Sufficient Farmers, COOPs in 6 Years

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MANILA – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) wants agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) to be self-sufficient, agrarian cooperatives to be progressive, and agrarian reform communities (ARCs) to be sustainable and resilient within the next six years. These are among the plans of Secretary Conrado Estrella III contained in his priorities that he presented during the fourth Cabinet meeting of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacañang Palace on Friday. In a statement issued Tuesday, Estrella said DAR’s goals would be his guide in creating strategic plans. Estrella hopes to implement interventions on land tenure problems through the moratorium on the payment of amortization fees and interests and pursue an aggressive, full-scale parcellation program under the Support to Parceliz...