September 10, 2020 - 5:18pm

SOLAR PUMP. National Irrigation Administration turns over the just completed Romuladez Solar Pump to Sitio Aba Irrigators’ Association (IA) of Rizal, Kalinga as Hon. Allen Jesse Mangaoang (4th from left), Representative of the Lone District of Kalinga, NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito Espique, Jr. 6th from left), Kalinga IMO Manager Ronilio Cervantes (4th from right), IA President Antonio Santiago (5th from right) and other IA officers and stakeholders take a souvenir photo with the Solar Pump as background.

Rizal, Kalinga—No electricity utilized. No diesel consumed. Yet the irrigation pump in this town is working, and irrigation... read more

July 19, 2020 - 2:06pm

Mankayan, Benguet—Local officials in this municipality commended the Poy-ok Lip-atan Farmers Association for their cooperation in the completion of the Poy-ok Lip-atan Pump Irrigation Project (PIP) and urged them to maintain and strengthen their group as the key stakeholder of the project. 

This developed during the simple turnover and acceptance ceremony of the Poy-ok Lip-atan Pump Irrigation Project to the farmers’ group in Brgy. Guinaoang on July 11, 2020. 

“The irrigation project is really a big help to our farmers especially during the dry season when the... read more

July 8, 2020 - 5:43pm

Walk through and inspection of the completed diversion weir and other facilities of the Ambongdolan Communal Irrigation System in Tublay, Benguet was conducted by the farmer-members of the Tagek Kulas Irrigators’ Association, barangay officials together with officials from NIA and DAR before the system turnover on July 3, 2020.

Tublay, Benguet—The National Irrigation Administration-CAR turned over the recently completed Ambongdolan Communal Irrigation System (CIS) to the Tagek Kulas Irrigators’ Association of Brgy. Ambongdolan in this town on July 3, 2020, in time for the planting season for rice in the... read more

June 25, 2020 - 6:37pm

Ms. Vicky Cayamso blends well with her fellow workers as she displays her agility in working together with men in the construction of irrigation canal in Brgy. Cayapes, Kapangan, Benguet.

Kapangan, Benguet - At first and even at second glance, many would not be able to recognize that one of the five workers manually mixing concrete for the irrigation canal in Brgy. Cayapes in this town was a woman.

During this time of pandemic due to Covid-19 when a mask covers feminine facial features and a headcover conceals long hair, Ms. Vicky Cayamso blends well with her fellow construction workers as she displays... read more

April 1, 2020 - 4:12pm

The newly concreted canal is part of the Upper Primary Canal of the Abra River Irrigation System (ARIS), whose main canals recently underwent rehabilitation through lining/concreting funded under NIA’s CY 2018 and CY 2019 allocations. The main canals (diversion, upper primary and lower primary canals) of ARIS has a total length of about 28 kilometers.

More than a year ago, Abra’s largest irrigation system belonged to another family as a Communal Irrigation System (CIS)—Abra CIS. With the clamor of its farmer-beneficiaries, it was named anew as Abra River Irrigation System and is now categorized as... read more

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