Land Rights Philippines

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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.


Categories: News and Events / News and Events / Resources


INFOGRAPHIC Titling of State Universities and Colleges

November 3, 2016

Special Patent is a public instrument issued by the government confirming the grant by the State of ownership over a parcel of agricultural land (alienable and disposable) in favor of a government entity. Many SUCs do not have the title to their lands making them vulnerable to illegal occupation, intrusion, and adverse claims of ownership. […]


Categories: Articles / Resources


WATCH: Adapting development: how local reformers revolutionised land rights in the Philippines

October 27, 2016

This is the story of three local activists who made it possible – against the odds – for ordinary Filipinos to own the land they live on for the first time in generations. Find out more about how the ‘development entrepreneurship’ approach can deliver results:


Categories: Resources


Forging partnerships that work for the people

March 23, 2016

With the DENR-LGU partnerships in place, titling of residential lands has become easier and less costly. Now, more and more land owners are given the opportunity to secure their properties, making its value work for them.


Categories: Success Stories