The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has turned over P4.875-million worth of common service facilities (CSF) to various agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations (ARBO) of the municipalities of Sto. Tomas and Carmen and Panabo City in Davao del Norte.
Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer I (PARPO) Leo F. Nuñeza said the CSF include farm machineries composed of 10 units of mechanical dryer (drawer type), 10 units of mechanical chipper/slicer (feed grade), one unit of mechanical chipper/slicer (food grade), one unit mechanical dryer (tunnel type) and one unit pulverizer.
“These machineries are provided to you by the DAR to boost your agricultural productions, thus to improve your organization’s and farm income,” he said.
Aurora A. Cañesal, Chief Agrarian Reform Program Officer of DAR Regional Support Services Division, urged the recipient to take good care of what was given to them by the government.
“The current administration is in full support to the development of the different agrarian reform organizations in the country and the said facilities are huge contributions in the local and national progress,” Cañesal said.
The recipient ARBOs include Diamond Farms Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Multi-Purpose Cooperative (DARMUPCO), Banana Growers Cooperative (BSBG), Marsman Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MARBCO), and Marsman Individual Farmers Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (MIFARBCO).
Other beneficiaries were the DAPCO Agrarian Reform Multi-Purpose Cooperative-MDS (DARBCO-MDS), DAPCO Agrarian Reform Multi-Purpose Cooperative-IFS (DARBCO-IFS), Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Individual Self-manage Multi-Purpose Cooperative (ARBISM), Checkered Farm Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CFARBEMPCO) and the Beneficiaries of Agrarian Reform of Checkered Farms Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BARC-MPC).