March 22, 2019 - 2:14pm

portion of the servise area of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System

The National Irrigation Administration-Cordillera Administrative Region (NIA - CAR) urges farmers to schedule irrigation on their farms in the national irrigation systems due to the effect of dry spell.

 According to Engr. Noly Sabado, head of operations section of NIA- Kalinga Irrigation Management Office (IMO), due to dwindling water supply, NIA implemented rotation of water delivery to be able to supply the service areas especially those located at tail end areas... read more

March 27, 2019 - 11:59am

Engr. Leonardo A. Lamangen, Acting Division Manager of Apayao IMO (second form left), and Engr. Godofredo B. Velaque (fourth from left) conduct site visit to Marimay SRIP with project in-charge Engr. Jayson Doctolero.

A total of 1,178 hectares of land in Barangays Allig, Balluyan, Mallig and Sta. Maria in the Province of Apayao will soon be irrigated by the Marimay Small Irrigation Project (SRIP), one of the National Irrigation Administration – Cordillera Administrative Region’s (NIA-CAR) biggest projects.

With Allig River as the water source, the project... read more

March 27, 2019 - 11:49am

Ipil 1: Matagoan Irrigators’ Association of Tabuk, Kalinga together with Kalinga IMO personnel work hand in hand to temporarily restore the washed out irrigation canal of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS). Photo by Agnep Afidchao

Abbuyog, Kalinga’s local term for bayanihan or community labor, was also the main tool of about 70 members of the Matagoan Irrigators’ Association in temporarily restoring the washed out canal in Brgy. Ipil, Tabuk City.

About 25 meters of the Tabuk Supply Canal 2B, part of the Upper Chico River... read more

March 27, 2019 - 12:02pm

1.	NIA-CAR Regional Manger Engr. Benito T. Espique, Jr. (first from left), NIA Administrator Gen Ricardo R Visaya (Ret) (third from left),  Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance MGen Romeo G Gan, Public Affairs and Information Staff Department Manager Pilipina Bermudez, NIA central office officials and representatives of La Trinidad and Benguet Provincial Offices lead the inauguration rites of the NIA-CAR Building on December 13, 2018.

New Year. New Home. NIANs in the Cordillera... read more

February 13, 2019 - 3:39pm

Farmers together with NIA-Ifugao Satellite Office cooperatively clear part of the main canal of the Hapid Irrigation System to be able to restore the efficient flow of irrigation water. Photo by NIA Ifugao Satellite Office

As number of deaths rose and damages continued to escalate in the Cordilleras in the aftermath of Typhoon Ompong, photos and news overwhelmed us. But while tears are being shed, the light of volunteerism, unity and support shone brighter in these difficult times. Typhoon Ompong revealed vulnerability, and at the same time, strength.

Even in irrigation, damages to facilities and... read more