PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Monday distributed land titles to thousands of poor Filipinos including farmers in central Philippines.

He handed over 3,800 certificates of land ownership awards covering about 3,000 hectares of land in central Visayas under an agrarian emancipation law that he signed in 2022. 

Mr. Marcos also turned over farm-to-market roads worth P100 million and P17.5 million worth of farm machinery and equipment including tractors and corn mills to nine agrarian reform beneficiary groups, the Agrarian Reform department said in a statement. 

He also distributed 5,438 land titles to 5,906 beneficiaries in Tacloban City in Eastern Visayas.  K.A.T. Atienza