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Cebu backs DENR land-titling program

July 3, 2017

In an effort to fast track the processing and issuance of land titles over alienable and disposable lands, the Cebu Provincial Government, in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), assisted the public land-titling program in Consolacion town.

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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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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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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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Land title issuance target exceeded

November 29, 2016

November 28, 2016 Cebu City – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas has overshot its target this year for issuing agricultural and residential free patents.   Dr. Eddie Llamedo, DENR 7 planning division head, said the agency’s Licensing, Patents and Deeds Division (LPDD) has issued 6,510 lot titles, covering a […]

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