TACLOBAN CITY -- Agrarian Reform Secretary Brother John Castriciones is expected to arrive in Eastern Visayas this week to distribute certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) and turnover farm machineries in Southern Leyte.
Regional Director Ismael Aya-ay of the Department of Agrarian Reform 8 (DAR-8) said, the Secretary will distribute 575 CLOAs to the same number of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) from different parts of Southern Leyte.
Aya-ay also disclosed that the Secretary will likewise turnover during his visit various farm machineries to selected agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations (ARBOs) as support assistance extended by the agency under the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development and Sustainability Program (ARBDSP).
Castriciones has been to the region twice already this year to distribute CLOAs and turned over packages of support services to help improve the quality of life in rural areas as envisioned by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). (Jose Alsmith L. Soria/DAR-8)