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NDF demands free land for farmers; alarm raised

May 23, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) has expressed alarm over the Duterte administration’s alleged inclination to give in to the National Democratic Front (NDF)’s demand for free land for farmers as part of the peace talks, saying this is not a solution to poverty.

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Free land no cure for PH Rural Poverty – Economists

May 19, 2017

A group of prominent economists warned against a “populist” move to distribute free land to farmers, arguing that this will neither boost agricultural productivity nor end rural poverty.

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Senator Gordon keen on removing restrictions in the rural land market

May 16, 2017

May 12, 2017 In yesterday’s joint hearing of the Committee on Justice and Human Rights and Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, Senator Richard Gordon tackled the proposed bill to remove restrictions on agricultural free patents as provided in the 1936 Public Land Act or Commonwealth Act No. 141. These restrictions have been recognized to stunt […]

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103 Residential Free Patents Distributed in Agusan del Sur

April 10, 2017

103 residents of Agusan del Sur received their land titles under Republic Act No. 10023 or the Residential Free Patent (RFP) Act during the first Handog Titulo title distribution event in the Municipality of San Francisco, Agusan del Sur last March 29.

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Philippine Land Sector Meets Drone Technology

April 5, 2017

Last March, a group of geodetic engineers from LMB, UP, DENR Regional offices, and NAMRIA, and other drone practitioners explored the use of drone technology in land surveying through field tests in Bulacan and Cavite, and lectures and discussions in Metro Manila.

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Orientation on the Titling of Government Lands and School Sites held

March 14, 2017

The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) held its first Orientation on DENR Administrative Order (DAO) 2016-21 or Guidelines governing the processing of requests for proclamations and issuance of special patents over agricultural lands last February 16, 2017 in Cebu City. The event aims to familiarize the participants with the new rules and regulations on the titling of government lands.

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FEF participates in the Sustainable Land Governance Conference in Manila

March 14, 2017

The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) actively participated in the two-day Conference on Sustainable Land Governance organized by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) last February 8 and 9 in Pasay City.

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FEF and TAF donate drones to Land Management Bureau

March 14, 2017

The Land Management Bureau (LMB) receives two drones from the Technology for Property Rights project of Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) and The Asia Foundation (TAF) in a turnover ceremony last January.

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Mapping Land Titles From the Sky

January 11, 2017

Can drones help solve the complex problem of recognizing property claims in the Philippines?

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Land Management Bureau Launches Training Guide for Resource Persons and Facilitators on Public Land Titling

December 15, 2016

The Land Management Bureau, in partnership with the Foundation for Economic Freedom and Australian Aid – The Asia Foundation Partnership, launches the Training Guide for Resource Persons and Facilitators on Public Land Titling last December 5 during the Assessment Workshop on DENR-LGU Partnership in Public Land Titling held at the ICON Hotel, North EDSA, Quezon City.

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