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PIA Press Release
2009/06/19

88 infra projects completed under CARP in Cebu

Cebu City (19 June) -- A total of 88 infrastructure projects worth around P176M were constructed in Cebu under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) aimed at increasing farm productivity and household income as well as promote sustainable rural development.

A report on CARP accomplishments in Cebu showed that of the 402 infrastructure projects completed in Central Visayas amounting to P1.2B under the program beneficiaries' development under the CARP through provision of support services to agrarian reform beneficiaries, 88 infra completed projects are constructed in Cebu.

Identified infrastructure projects under the CARP support services to agrarian reform beneficiaries include farm-to-market roads, irrigation component, post harvest facilities, water supply and multi-purpose structures.

Officials of the Dept. of Agrarian Reform (DAR)- Cebu Province are currently validating 20 'Tulay ng Pangulo Tungo sa Kaunlaran' projects distributed in Cebu with a financial aid from the French Government with counterpart funding from the local government units.

The 20 'Tulay ng Pangulo Tungo sa Kaunlaran' paves the way for easier access in transporting farm goods as well as easy access for the agrarian reform communities as well.

Some of the bridges are located in the municipalities of Barili, Sibonga, Daan Bantayan, Catmon, Compostela, Alonguinsan and Cebu City.

DAR-Siquijor Agrarian Reform Officer Ma. Lourdes Mariano on the other hand said they have identified four areas in Siquijor that could be improved more with the construction of the 'Tulay ng Pangulo Tungo sa Kaunlaran' projects.

Mariano said they are pushing for the construction of the four bridges which will be further discussed for approval during the Regional Development Council (RDC) Meeting in Bohol next week.

Mariano said the cost of the construction per bridge varies depending on the length as a minimum amount could fetch as high as P20M which is why the project needs foreign assistance with counterpart funding from the local government unit.

Meanwhile, as of 2008, over 50 percent of CARP lands have been distributed to farmer-beneficiaries in Cebu or 25, 344 hectares out of the working scope of 44,811 hectares under CARP with a remaining balance of 19, 415 hectares that have yet to be distributed to intended beneficiaries.

With the CARP extension, DAR-Cebu officials said they are aiming for at least 4,000 hectares targeted for land distribution every year in order to achieve the 100 percent CARP land distribution by 2014.

In Cebu, there are 30 agrarian reform communities (ARCs) covering 89 barangays in 24 towns out of the 1,194 barangays in nine cities and 44 muncipalities. The 30 ARCs involve 12,912 agrarian reform beneficiaries and 1,702 small-owner cultivators. (PIA-Cebu/FCR) [top]

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