Manila, Feb. 7 -- Forty-six agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Murcia, Negros Occidental received their land titles and were subsequently installed on a 79-hectare property in Barangay Caliban on Wednesday.

The distribution of the certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) and the installation rites were led by personnel of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Negros Occidental-North.

Antonia Figueroa, officer-in-charge of Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Office, said they recognized the cooperation of the former landowner in the successful implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).

The awarded landholdings was previously owned by Ma. Cecilia Arguelles Gonzaga.

Figueroa oriented the beneficiaries on t...