Project Title : ALFONSO LISTA PUMP IRRIGATION PROJECT
Location : Alfonso Lista, Ifugao
Fund Source : GAA
Implementing Agency : NIA
Estimated Project Cost : P1.31 Bililon
Water Source : Magat Reservoir
Required Discharge : 4.8 cms
Project Classification : National Irrigation Project (local fund)
Region : Cordillera Administrative Region
Province : Ifugao
Municipality : Alfonso Lista
Design Area : 2,300 hectares
Farmer-Beneficiaries : 2,800 farmers
The Alfonso Lista Pump Irrigation Project generally aims to provide sustainable development in the rural areas by improving agricultural productivity in the support of the agricultural development program of the government.
Specifically, it aims to:
- To boost agricultural production at an increment of 16,856 tons annually through the provision of irrigation structures in the project area;
- To irrigate 2,300 hectares of farmlands that will directly benefit 2,800 farmers;
- To increase farmers’ income thru modern technology in farming to uplift the standard of living; and,
- To generate other income thru its hydropower potential.
The Alfonso Lista Pump Irrigation Project is a multi-year locally-funded irrigation project which aims to provide substantial and timely water supply for irrigation to agricultural lands in three barangays of Alfonso Lista, Ifugao. It shall draw water from Magat Dam Reservoir which will be diverted to the service area through the construction/installation of pump and pump house, transbasin/conveyance system, reservoir dam and canalizations (main canal of 7.91 km, lateral canals of 23.12 km) as well as a service road of 2.28 km. Also, the project has potential for hydropower development, when included in the program.