8 months DAR awards landownership to 1,312 La Union farmers MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz A total of 1,312 farmers from the province of La Union are now new landowners after receiving their certificates of land ownership award (CLOA) from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). Depart­ment of Agrarian Re­form (DAR) Secretary John Castriciones(DAR / MANILA BULLETIN) Fifty-six-year-old farmer Ernesto Duclayan said he is “so overwhelmed with happiness.” “I waited more than 10 years for this. Now, I can finally earn more for my family,” the rice and vegetable farmer from San Fernando, La Union added. The agrarian reform beneficiaries hail from the municipalities of Aringay, Bagulin, Bangar, Burgos, Caba Naguilian, ... more