February 28, 2020 - 4:42pm

Mr. Jay Tulfo, one of the farmer-beneficiaries of Demet Communal Irrigation System in La Paz, Abra, proudly shows the efficient and abundant flow of water in the irrigation canal after the completion of concrete canal lining.

La Paz, Abra—Rice farms in Brgy. Poblacion now have more efficient and increase in the flow of irrigation water after the repair of the Demet Communal Irrigation System in this town.

This was according to Mr. Leo Siganay, one of the 45 farmer-beneficiaries who are now tilling 106 hectares service area of Demet CIS.

“Dakkel a pabor launay daytoy irigasyon kanyami a mannalon, ta dakkel... read more

November 28, 2019 - 1:53pm

Declared as a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site in 1995, the Nagacadan Rice Terraces in Nagacadan, Kiangan, Ifugao is being irrigated by an irrigation project of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

The Aliguyon Communal Irrigation System (CIS) located in Kiangan, Ifugao, recently underwent repair works funded under the RRECIS (Restoration, Rehabilitation and Repair of Existing Communal Irrigation Systems) which was completed in September 2018.

The irrigation system has 20 hectares service area which is a portion of the Nagacadan Rice Terraces.

The Aliguyon CIS lined canal stretches to 72 meters and 1.5 kilometers of unlined canal.

According to Mary Ananayo, Irrigators’ Development... read more

November 28, 2019 - 1:50pm

Gunglo ti Mannalon Irrigators Association conducts periodic maintenance of Hapid Irrigation System in Lamut, Ifugao as part of their duties and responsibilities under the Revised IMT Contract. #Photo courtesy of Ifugao SO

Irrigators’ Associations (IA) all over the region have recently and are currently conducting canal clearing and maintenance activities along their irrigation systems.

These activities form part of the commitment of IAs to the Irrigation Management Transfer (IMT) contract, which they have signed into with the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

As provided for in the... read more

November 28, 2019 - 1:44pm

Acting Division Manager Engr. Leonardo Lamangen of NIA-Apayao IMO with other NIA employees and Irrigators’ Association visit the completed pumphouse and outlet of Panay Pump Irrigation System in Sta. Marcela, Apayao. #Photo courtesy of Apayao IMO

Sta. Marcela, Apayao—About 20 hectares of rice farms in Brgy. Panay in this town are having reliable irrigation water supply after the completion of the Panay Pump Irrigation System (PIS).

According to Mr. Restituto de la Cruz, president of the Gunglo Ti Panay Farmers Irrigators... read more

November 28, 2019 - 1:31pm

NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito T. Espique, Jr. facilitates the management turnover of the Kalinga IMO from Engr. Patrick N. Resurreccion (outgoing) to Engr. Ronilio M. Cervantes (incoming) on Monday, July 22. #Photo courtesy of Kalinga IMO

Engr. Ronilio M. Cervantes now heads Kalinga Irrigation Management Office (IMO), after Gen Ricardo R Visaya (Ret), NIA Administrator, signed his appointment as Division Manager A in July.

In a simple management turnover ceremony on July 22, NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito T. Espique, Jr. facilitated the transfer of... read more