September 7, 2021 - 9:52am

Leaders of the Minagbag Farmers Irrigators Association (FIA) in Quezon, Isabela in front of their office.
Held at gunpoint, leaders of the Minagbag Farmers Irrigators’ Association (FIA) were forced to march along the service road of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System-Quezon area in Isabela.  At that time, the farmers were currently experiencing dry spell, and rotational schedule of irrigation delivery had to be implemented. The Minagbag FIA officers and Board of Directors were patrolling at the main canal to ensure the schedule of water delivery to the farms of the IA is followed. Suddenly, one intoxicated landowner came with a gun and... read more

August 18, 2021 - 11:06am


Tinoc, Ifugao—
Five irrigation systems in this municipality will now be operated and maintained by organized Irrigators’ Associations (IAs) after the NIA turned over these systems to them in a simple ceremony on August 12, 2021 at the Municipal Gymnasium in Poblacion, Tinoc, Ifugao.

With a total project cost of 23.3 million pesos from various funds, these completed irrigation projects are currently irrigating 96 hectares with 199 farmer-beneficiaries.

“We trust... read more

August 10, 2021 - 9:38am

NIA-CAR Engineering and Operations Division (EOD) is now headed by Engr. Ronilio M. Cervantes after a simple leadership turnover was held on August 5, 2021.
NIA-CAR Engineering and Operations Division (EOD) is now headed by Engr. Ronilio M. Cervantes after a simple leadership turnover was held on August 5, 2021.

Engr. Manuel Bustonera, the outgoing official, turned over the symbolic NIA flag and documents to the presiding officer, Regional Manager Benito Espique, Jr., who handed them over to the incoming official, Engr.... read more

August 10, 2021 - 9:34am

Presided by NIA-CAR Regional Manager, Engr. Benito T. Espique, Jr., the turnover developed per NIA Office Memorandum (OM) No. 88, s. 2021 which reassigns Engr. Bustonera as Acting Division Manager of Kalinga IMO, vice Engr. Leonardo A. Lamangen who is returning back to the regional office at the Operations, Institutional and Equipment Section per NIA OM No. 89.
NIA-Kalinga Irrigation Management Office (IMO) is now headed by Engr. Manuel B. Bustonera after the ceremonial turnover of leadership was held on August 9, 2021 at the NIA-CAR Regional Office grounds, Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet.

Presided by NIA-CAR Regional Manager, Engr. Benito T... read more

August 6, 2021 - 9:56am

The Low-lying Irrigators' Association in Rizal, Kalinga, CY 2020 Regional Outstanding Irrigators Association under the Communal Irrigation System Category, is not spared by the 'plantdemic' and has included selling various flowers and ornamentals online into the association's strings of money-making ventures. These were planted and grown during the onset and duration of the community quarantines brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sometime in 2016, a typhoon blew the roofs and walls of the office of the Lowlying Irrigators’ Association in Rizal, Kalinga. With their crops, farm facilities and personal properties also greatly affected by the typhoon and... read more

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