Friday, March 9, 2018 - 14:43

Benjamin Lorena, President of the Calamay Irrigators' Association, accepts the operation and maintenance of the Bayabas Communal Irrigation System in Sablan, Benguet from NIA. 

Sablan, Benguet—The Calamay Irrigators’ Association (IA) of Brgy. Bayabas dutifully and happily accepted the completed Bayabas Communal Irrigation System (CIS) on February 27, 2018.

In a simple inauguration and turn-over ceremonies held at Sitio Calamay, the National Irrigation Administration-CAR as implementing agency turned over the completed Bayabas CIS to the IA that will be responsible in the operation and maintenance of the irrigation system.

With a total project... read more

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 14:32

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La Trinidad, Benguet—Agricultural produce grown locally is still the safest choice for consumers.

Regional Executive Director Narciso Edillo of the Department of Agriculture Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) stressed this as he lauds more than 150 farmer leaders during the Benguet Farmers’ Federation of Irrigators’ Associations (BFFIA) 29th General Assembly at the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Cordillera Farmers Training Center on February 14.

Edillo said that we cannot be sure of how the various vegetables and products from other countries are grown, handled and packaged and how much preservatives are... read more

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 14:33

STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM. Representatives from various sectors including the different local government units, irrigators’ associations, Philippine National Police, religious sector and the media commit to support the NIA in the implementation of its irrigation projects and programs in the Province of Benguet during the stakeholders’ conference on December 27, 2017.

La Trinidad Benguet —To ensure faster and better implementation of various irrigation projects and the provision of sustainable and... read more

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:59

(From right) Mr. Brian Ducat, president of the Taloy Sur IA, Mr. Ignacio Kalinggan, member of the Board of Director, and Mr. Elmer Saoyao, Vice-President, hope that the association’s new income-generating venture will bring more fund to the organization

The outstanding Taloy Sur Irrigators’ Association (IA) is again setting an example worth emulating as it prepares to embark on a new livelihood activity—a water refilling station. 

As 2016 National Outstanding IA for Communal Irrigation System (CIS) category, First Runner-up, the Taloy... read more

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:52

11 CAR Irrigators’ Association leaders led by Hon. Remy Albano brought the Cordillera’s gongs and cultural dance to Davao during the Philippine Irrigation Knowledge Learning and Policy Engagement 2017 held on December 15, 2017.   Photo courtesy of CARFIA

Davao City —National Confederation of Irrigators Associations (NCIA) conducted the first Philippine Irrigation Knowledge Learning and Policy Engagement (PIKL-PE) at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao City on December 14-16, 2017.

Themed “Irrigators Associations: Rural Information from Free... read more

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