August 23, 2019 - 4:51pm

Irrigation project to supply water to high-value vegies

Cabbage, potatoes, carrots and other high value vegetables are among the crops planted by farmers who are beneficiaries of the Lapalap Dagdag-River Small Irrigation Project (SIP) in Bangao, Buguias, Benguet.

On May 11, 2019, NIA-CAR headed by Engr. Sammy A. Kimbungan, Head of Construction Unit, inspected this irrigation project in Benguet. The Lapalap River-Dagdag SIP Phase 1 was a newly completed irrigation project that will supply water to about 25 hectares of vegetable farms in... read more

August 23, 2019 - 4:47pm

NIA restores BSU Pump Irrigation System

NIA-CAR personnel with the presence of Benguet State University Head (BSU) of Land Reform Office, Engr. Feliciano delos Reyes inspected restored irrigation project located in Swamp, Km.6 La Trinidad, Benguet on April 17, 2019.

The now operational BSU Pump Irrigation System (PIS) situated within Swamp, LTB was inspected by Engr. delos Reyes together with NIA officials headed by Engr. Samuel C. Bahiwag, head of NIA-CAR Engineering Section and Benguet... read more

August 23, 2019 - 4:44pm

NIA-CAR head graces ‘Keleng di Tinek’

Tinoc, Ifugao - National Irrigation Administration Cordillera Administrative Region (NIA-CAR) Manager for Engineering and Operation, Engr. Bradley G. Grospe, represented NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito T. Espique, Jr. as guest of honor and speaker during the opening of the “Keleng di Tinek” of Tinoc in Ifugao Province on April 10, 2019.

The activity was themed “Di Ulnoh tan Kahakey, waday Li’teng tan Panbaknangan” in Kalanguya language or  “In Unity and... read more

August 23, 2019 - 4:41pm

PICE NIA Subchapter visits irrigation project in Benguet

The Philippine Institution of Civil Engineers (PICE) Quezon City Chapter-NIA Subchapter officers headed by Gertrudes Viado, PICE President and members of the Board of Directors visited the Bayabas Communal Irrigation System (CIS) located in Bayabas, Sablan, Benguet on April 5, 2019.

The activity is part of PICE’s 2019 Annual Directional Meeting with the objective of attaining professional excellence among its members.

After the visit, PICE officers and members of the board together with NIA-CAR engineers gathered and discussed on Cordillera irrigation projects and how to... read more

June 18, 2019 - 4:33pm

NIA-Ifugao Satellite Office employees planted coconut, mahogany and narra seedlings at Lamut Eco-park in Brgy. Sanafe, Lamut, Ifugao, one of the nine planting sites of NIA-CAR during the NIA nationwide synchronized tree planting on June 14, as part of the agency’s celebration of its 56th founding anniversary

La Trinidad-Benguet—Recognizing the significance of watersheds in sustaining irrigation water, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) kicked off its 56th founding anniversary this month through a synchronized tree planting in various sites all over the country on June 14, 2019.... read more