Following the expiration of the land acquisition and distribution (LAD) component of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform with Extension and Reforms (CARPER) in June 2014, the issuance of Notices of Coverage (NOCs) was stalled – leaving the remaining 600,000 hectares undistributed as of 2016.
Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in Iloilo Received Organic Farmers’ Achievers Awards
Marie Joy Demaluan of CARRD - The Philippines
Thursday, 5th October 2017
CARRD (Center for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development), Peoples’ Organization KASAPPI-ARB MPC, and one of its members Ms. Ofelia dela Cruz were awarded by the Philippines' Department of Agriculture Western Visayas Region as the outstanding smallholder farmer group and outstanding smallholder farmer individual, respectively for the recently concluded 5th Regional Organic Agriculture Congress.