July 16, 2021 - 8:33am

NIA, as implementing agency, represented by NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito Espique, Jr. turned over the symbolic handwheel of irrigation canal steel gate to the Department of Agrarian Reform, as funding agency, represented by Chief Agrarian Reform Officer Geraldo Alcantara. The symbolic handwheel was then turned over to Jose Aniban Irrigators’ Association represented by its President, Reynaldo Wansi.
Tabuk City, Kalinga—
Members of the Irrigators’ Association of Brgy. Laya West in this town are now enjoying more abundant and more efficient flow of irrigation water with the... read more

July 2, 2021 - 3:03pm

Employees of the National Irrigation Administration-Cordillera Administrative Region (NIA-CAR) planted 2,000 fruit and forest tree seedlings all over the region during the agency’s synchronized tree planting activity on June 25, 2021.

The tree planting activity is being conducted by NIA in June of each year as part of the agency’s founding anniversary. This year’s tree planting was conducted during the Arbor Day, June 25.

Planting sites in CAR are located in... read more

July 1, 2021 - 10:34am

Officers of the Benguet Farmers Federation of Irrigators’ Association (BFFIA) and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (Benguet) together with officials of NIA-CAR pose for a group photo after the signing of Marketing Agreement by and between BFFIA and BJMP at the NIA Cordillera Farmers’ Training Center in Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet on June 28, 2021.

Benguet Farmers Federation of Irrigators’ Association will now be the direct suppliers of vegetables and fruits of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (... read more

July 1, 2021 - 10:34am

NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito T. Espique, Jr. turns over the documents of the Bayabas Pump Irrigation System to Councilor Arthur Shontogan who is also the president of the Peril Obudan Capjaran Farmers Association Inc. while other officials of NIA, barangay, Office of the Benguet Caretaker and OMAG look on during the simple turnover ceremony of the irrigation system in Pico, La Trinidad, Benguet on June 25, 2021.

La Trinidad, Benguet—
Bayabas Pump Irrigation System in Brgy. Pico will now be... read more

June 2, 2021 - 10:12am

NIA-CAR Regional Manager, Engr. Benito T. Espique Jr., leads the laying of the time capsule for the Pinaljok Communal Irrigation Project (CIP) together with Kapangan Acting Mayor Mayo Eslay (Vice-Mayor), Ms. Virginia Aycud, Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer (PARPO) of DAR-Benguet, representatives from the provincial government of Benguet, municipal councilors and farmer-beneficiaries during its groundbreaking ceremony on May 26, 2021.

Kapangan, Benguet — Twenty-one irrigator-farmers... read more