March 31, 2022 - 9:44am

Various stakeout surveys are already being conducted by the NIA together with the farmer-beneficiaries and contractors to identify locations of facilities to be constructed or improved which are programmed within CY 2022 irrigation projects.
LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET –
The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) starts implementation of 202 irrigation projects with a total cost of 1.96 billion pesos all over the region this March.

According to Engr. Benito Espique, Jr., regional manager of NIA-Cordillera Administrative Region, the agency already received most... read more

March 29, 2022 - 1:15pm

Taloy Sur Irrigators’ Association President Elmer Saoyao signs the acceptance certificate for the Model Farm as witnessed by Tuba Mayor Clarita Sal-ongan, NIA-Institutional Development Unit Head Paulita Yagyagan, IA Officer Ignacio Kalinggan and NIA-Benguet Provincial Head Godofredo Velaque during the turnover ceremony in Brgy. Taloy Sur, Tuba, Benguet on March 23, 2022.

TUBA, BENGUET – The Taloy Sur Irrigators’ Association (IA) of Brgy. Taloy Sur is now the owner-operator of a Model Farm after the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) turned over the facility for operation and maintenance in a simple... read more

March 16, 2022 - 5:29pm

The main diversion canal of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS), the largest irrigation system in the region, flows towards the service areas in Kalinga and Isabela. The irrigation system will have its cut-off on April 17, 2022 to June 17, 2022.

Irrigation water cut-off will be implemented in all of the four National Irrigation Systems (NIS) in the region after this dry cropping season.

According to Engr. Benito Espique, Jr. NIA-CAR regional manager, irrigation cut-off at the NISs in CAR will facilitate the implementation of the programmed projects for the repair, restoration and improvement activities to address the wear and... read more

March 11, 2022 - 8:31am

Large ranges of mountains that host grand forests. Sharp ridges on which heart-stopping highway systems were built. Mountain peaks on which picturesque seas of clouds amaze locals and tourists alike.

Such were the usual sights when passing through the challenging roads of the Cordillera, especially along the 150-kilometre stretch of the Halsema Highway, traversing twelve municipalities of Benguet and Mountain Province.

With this rolling and mountainous topography, just like the world-famous rice terraces, it is always a wonder for tourists and visitors who pass by Halsema Highway’s terraces of agricultural areas how these are cultivated and irrigated for crop production.

CAR’s irrigation systems

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