LEGAZPI CITY, March 30 -- At least 171 agrarian reform beneficiaries in four towns of Camarines Sur expect a boost in their farming operations as the Department of Agrarian Reform in Bicol (DAR-5) provided them with PHP769,000 worth of farm machinery and equipment.

The assistance was given through the Sustainable Livelihood Support for Disaster-Affected Areas (SLSDAA) project.

In a statement on Thursday, Camarines Sur II agrarian reform chief Engr. Renato Bequillo said the DAR has provided much-needed support to those who have experienced the devastating effects of natural disasters in the past and have taken a crucial step towards promoting sustainable livelihoods in these areas.

"With the farm equipment distributed last week, these o...