by SONNY SUDARIA, MDNN News Bureau
KORONADAL, South Cotabato – A 5-day training was conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Agrarian Reforms (MAFAR) purposely to empower agrarian reform officers and the legal team to effectively implement the thrust of the national government, as far as agrarian reform services.
The five-day training, which was conducted from September 27 to October 1, 2021, gave them more insights and tips on the effective delivery of agriculture services, it was learned.
Minister Mohammad S. Yacob Ph. D, said in a statement on Friday that these Agrarian Reform officers are in the frontlines of the implementation of agrarian reform.
“We know that most of them are newly hired that’s why this training will greatly help in improving our services,” Minister Yacob said.
Jarratul Radjid, chief agrarian reform program officer, said this activity was made to hone the knowledge of ARPTs in making land titles under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) using judicial forms.
Radjid added “the unified activity tackled how to conduct Geo-Mapping and Geo-Tagging of distributed lands and physical programs and projects.
The agency’s attorneys will also be trained in finding agrarian problems to strengthen services to farmers not only covered by CARP but all farmers in the region.”
Trainers of the program, it was learned, were topped from the Department of Agrarian office in Manila to educate MAFAR officers in knowledge immersion and effective implementation.