Turn Over Ceremony of the newly installed DAR-ARMM Regional Secretary

COTABATO CITY – The 2nd day of October marks the installation, turn-over of DAR-ARMM management, and acceptance ceremony of the newly appointed DAR Regional Secretary, Dayang Carlsum Sangkula-Jumaide, RN, MAN, MPA. One of the ceremony’s highlights was the acknowledgment of the former Secretary’s accomplishments. With her determination to lead the reform, the Agrarian Reformists continue their eagerness to give full cooperation and work together in the service of the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs).   As a formal start of the ceremony initiated by the DAR Regional Administrative Officer, Hadji Sukarno Andal, he acknowledge the former Secretary’s initiative and her accomplishments in gaining genuine reform and is hopeful with the continuous process as the DAR-ARMM family moves forward with their current Secretary. Sir Andal thanked the division heads in working as one family. In behalf of the former Regional Secretary Sangcopan, he turned over the key of responsibility to the new  Regional Secretary.   “To work for the progress of our Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries is a journey that we will walk together as one family.” Secretary Jumaide said. Further, PARO I/Director for Support to Operations, Rebecca R. Bautista, turned over the three (3) books of accomplishments: The Transition Report entitled “The story of Us, 32 Beautiful Months, 3Rs and beyond”; Personnel Inventory, Plan, Property, and Equipment (PPE) Inventory which was assisted by CARPO Nasir Tumog and the Provincial Agrarian Reform Officers (PAROs) in the mainland, Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur, and Island Provinces, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi (BASULTA).   The event won’t take place without the presence and participation of several important personalities from the ARMM. Together with the ARMM Executive Secretary Atty. Laisa M. Alamia, who installed the new Secretary, Regional Planning and Development Office (RPDO) Executive Director, Engr. Baintan Adil-Ampatuan; Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Kadil M. Sinolinding, Jr., Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Assistant Regional Secretary Datu Abdelwin Sangkula; Regional Reconciliation and Unification Commission in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RRUC-ARMM) Chairperson, Romeo Sema witnessed the installation.   The plaque of recognition was rendered by the DAR Employees Association President Arcilludin Ututalum, Jr.  Subsequently, the program’s closing remarks was delivered by the Chief Operations, Datu Musiban Solano.   The day was a picturesque of success for the former and a milestone for the current leader of the progressive reform.   Waving the flag of the genuine Agrarian Reform continues!  

Refurbished DAR regional office building soon, following contract signing

Cotabato City – A contract was inked between DAR ARMM and NASCON Builders for the refurbishment of the regional office building on May 30, at the DAR Regional Office Conference Hall.   At the event, the NASCON Builders proprietor, Nasrodin Mitmug is represented by his staff, joined by members of the regional Bids and Awards Read more about Refurbished DAR regional office building soon, following contract signing[…]

Sulu Royal Coffee now distributor to large food corporation

Quezon City — The quality harvest of Sulu Royal Coffee is making its way to  the larger market. Kumalah ‘Coffee Princess’ Elardo, an ARBO leader from Panamao, Sulu presented to DAR ARMM what appears to be a purchase order during an interview with her on May 11. The order is placed by Universal Robina Corporation for Read more about Sulu Royal Coffee now distributor to large food corporation[…]

[Video] ARCCESS in the lives of Bunawan farmers

Kalumenga Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (KFMPC) is an organization of more than three hundred members in the community of Bunawan, Datu Paglas, Maguindanao. The cooperative was created in order to collectively improve the production, in turn the income and the resiliency of the farmers in the area. According to Mohalidin Pigan, Board of Director of KFMPC, Read more about [Video] ARCCESS in the lives of Bunawan farmers[…]

DAR Maguindanao spearheads literacy training on basic microfinance

COTABATO CITY – The Department of Agrarian Reform office in the province of Maguindanao spearheaded a one-day training on Islamic financial literacy for the rural women of Macarimbang Agrarian Reform Community (ARC) last March 29, 2017 held at Barangay Guiday T. Biruar, Parang, Maguindanao. Camar D. Saumay, Acting Provincial Administrative Officer and focal person on Bangsamoro Read more about DAR Maguindanao spearheads literacy training on basic microfinance[…]

Regional economic board to endorse DAR ARMM PEACE Program

COTABATO CITY – After a brief review of the proposed program, DAR ARMM’s Program for the Enhancement of Agriculture towards Community Empowerment also known as PEACE will be endorsed by the ARMM Regional Economic and Development Planning Board (REDPB) to NEDA Investment Coordinating Committee (ICC). Overview of the program was presented on the same day Read more about Regional economic board to endorse DAR ARMM PEACE Program[…]

DAR ARMM officials led by Secretary Sangcopan visits Basilan ARCs

LAMITAN CITY – The Agrarian Reform Community (ARC) of Sta. Clara Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (SCARBIDC) and the Lamitan Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (LARBECO) warmly accommodated the visit of the Regional Secretary Amihilda J. Sangcopan together with the Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer (PARO) of the different ARMM provinces; DARPO-Lanao del Sur, PARO Engr. Mesug P. Read more about DAR ARMM officials led by Secretary Sangcopan visits Basilan ARCs[…]

MAROs and dev’t facilitators’ orientation workshop on SPMS, 2017 action plan by DARPO Mag

COTABATO CITY – The Department of Agrarian Reform- Provincial Office (DARPO) Maguindanao successfully conducts the Municipal Agrarian Reform Officers (MAROs) and Development Facilitators (DFs) Orientation on New Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARB)/Tiller Validation Profiling Form, Workshop for 2017 Action Plan and Orientation on Strategic Performance Management Systems  on March 1-3, 2017 at Las Hermanas Restaurant, Cotabato Read more about MAROs and dev’t facilitators’ orientation workshop on SPMS, 2017 action plan by DARPO Mag[…]

Partner agencies join agri-enterprise development consultative forum in LDS

COTABATO CITY – In an effort to upgrade and increase the income of the Modern Farmers’ Multipurpose Cooperative (MFMPC) of the Agrarian Reform Community of Ganassi, Lanao del Sur, the Department of Agrarian Reform of this province, conducted the ARCP II Agri – Enterprise Development Multi-stakeholders Consultative Forum. Representatives from DAR central office, regional DOST Read more about Partner agencies join agri-enterprise development consultative forum in LDS[…]


COTABATO CITY – DAR Regional Office opened its doors for 5S inspection conducted by the Office of the Regional Governor (ORG) ISO Core Team today, February 14. 5S stands for Seiri (waste elimination), Seiton (functional storage), Seiso (cleaning as a way of purifying the spirit), Seiketsu (standardization), Shitsuke (habit formation). It is a management standards Read more about 5S on DAR ARMM[…]