The DENR-CENRO Calauag continues its commitment to award titled lands to the qualified occupants of Alabat, Quezon, as CENRO Joselito D. Barros stressed the significance of Rapid Land Tenure Appraisal (RLTA) to the participating upland barangays of Alabat.

This is part of the progression of the Memorandum of Partnership (MOPA) inked by the DENR and the Municipal Government of Alabat, Quezon on 17 February 2020.

As stipulated in the MOA, the DENR will be responsible for the conduct of land-titling activities within the municipality; provision of technical assistance and necessary trainings; provision of the pertinent electronic and paper-based records and data including maps and survey records; and provision of monitoring and quick response assistance to the said LGU in all phases of the titling activities.

Meanwhile, two (2) barangays in Alabat, the Barangays of Caglate and Angeles, have primary potential qualified lots for patent application. Hence, the Regulation and Permitting Section (RPS) of CENRO Calauag has a total of 10 surveyed lots on the ongoing subdivision survey requested by separate individuals.

CENRO Joselito D. Barros also encouraged the partakers to grow trees in their private land for them to utilize in the following years. Aside from its timber with some of its species are of a high market value, different parts of a tree are of some benefits. Included here are its capability to improve soil fertility and cation exchange.