Land Reform

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Land Reform

Any direct action by a government to change who owns land in a country. For example, a government may confiscate property held by large, foreign corporations and distribute it among poor and small farmers. Land reform is highly controversial whenever it is practiced.
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The 6,452-hectare sugar estate in Tarlac province avoided getting broken up through a stock distribution option provided for in the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law that Aquino signed in 1988.
Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II Teresita Mabunay told the ARBs to cultivate and protect their land with the support of the agency.
LandBank will focus on lending to individual ARBs with emancipation patents (EPs)/ CLOAs, leaseholders with existing leasehold contracts or any title under agrarian reform programs, identified through a list to be provided by DAR, the Bank's program partner.
The compliance ratio of big banks for agrarian reform loans only reached 1.
The beneficiaries of this aid are the CAMMMA Small Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Mianay Farmers Association, Pasol-o Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Traciano Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Agtambi Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Matagnop Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Capagao Coconut Farmers Association, ESMAC Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Lantangan Small Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative, and Pilar Agrarian Reform Cooperative.
As a result, the agrarian reform department ruled in the same year that HLI's stock arrangement should be revoked in favour of land distribution.
Although women were largely excluded from land ownership and union membership, the agrarian reform brought them increased opportunities for paid work in modernizing farms, greater access to health care and birth control, and new arenas of civic engagement.
Warriner is not the only "historic figure" to cast doubt on the prevailing wisdom of agrarian reform being a prerequisite for agricultural development.
On Tuesday, Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones also announced that the remaining plots of land in Hacienda Luisita left undistributed would be awarded to farmer-beneficiaries.
According to DAR, beneficiaries proceeded to the oath-taking activity after screening and being selected as qualified ARBs as stated in the master list signed and approved by the designated provincial agrarian reform officer.
Considered as 'proof' of land ownership, EPs and CLOAs are distributed to beneficiaries of the agrarian reform program for the parcel of land awarded to them by the government.
The regional director, provincial agrarian reform program officer, and provincial chief legal officer are responsible for the acceptance and evaluation of applications for the cancellation of agrarian reform titles.