THE National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP)-Davao has noted a total of 131,003 hectares issued with certificates of ancestral domain titles (CADT) in Davao City.

In a data obtained from the NCIP-Davao, 29,930 hectares were awarded to 3,208 Obu-Manuvu tribe beneficiaries in 12 barangays in Marilog District.

Data also revealed that 26,633 hectares were awarded to 2,918 Matigsalug-Manobo tribe beneficiaries in six barangays in Marilog District; 65,819 hectares to 3,423 Ata tribe beneficiaries in Paquibato District, Calinan District, Buhangin District, and portion of Sto. Tomas town in Davao del Norte.

NCIP also awarded 6,378 hectares to 4,125 Bagobo-Klata tribe beneficiaries in three barangays in Tugbok District and 2,244 hectares to 4,112 Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe beneficiaries in five barangays in Toril District.

Of the 244,361 hectares ancestral domains in the city, 131,003 have been issued with CADT. The NCIP shall issue CADT and certificates of ancestral lands title before the Registry of Deeds in the place where the property is situated.