81 Agricultural Free Patents distributed in Mainit, Surigao del Norte

June 13, 2017

June 13, 2017

Eighty-one (81) residents of Mainit, Surigao del Norte (SDN) received their land titles during a title distribution event in the province last May 30.

Agricultural Free Patents were distributed by officers from the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and Registry of Deeds (ROD) present in the event. As part of the program, ROD-SDN Regional Director Emely Quines reminded the new title holders to take care of their titles to avoid losing it. Getting a duplicate copy of the title costs at around PhP 20,000.

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New title holders of Mainit, Surigao del Norte raising their land titles

Moreover, SDN Mayor Crisanta Mondano expressed gratitude to ROD, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) for the support in the land titling program.

The DENR-LGU partnership in public land titling in Surigao del Norte started in December 2016. At the same time, the Municipal MOPA of the five pilot municipalities in Surigao del Sur was also established. The Municipality of Mainit is one of the pilot municipalities along with Gigaquit, Claver, Malimono and Alegria.