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Manila Standard Today reports that on Thursday, June 14, President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III "committed to distribute all agricultural land under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program by June 2014." The report revealed: "Data from the Department of Agrarian Reform show there are at least 960,000 hectares of land that have yet to be distributed to farmer-beneficiaries."
According to the report, Aquino also "approved the release of P1 billion to farmers for their initial capitalization and socialized credit" and The Land Bank of the Philippines has liwise "committed to review its policies in extending loans to farmers."
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