Friday, March 9, 2018 - 14:32

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La Trinidad, Benguet—Agricultural produce grown locally is still the safest choice for consumers.

Regional Executive Director Narciso Edillo of the Department of Agriculture Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) stressed this as he lauds more than 150 farmer leaders during the Benguet Farmers’ Federation of Irrigators’ Associations (BFFIA) 29th General Assembly at the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Cordillera Farmers Training Center on February 14.

Edillo said that we cannot be sure of how the various vegetables and products from other countries are grown, handled and packaged and how much preservatives are... read more

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 14:33

STAKEHOLDERS’ FORUM. Representatives from various sectors including the different local government units, irrigators’ associations, Philippine National Police, religious sector and the media commit to support the NIA in the implementation of its irrigation projects and programs in the Province of Benguet during the stakeholders’ conference on December 27, 2017.

La Trinidad Benguet —To ensure faster and better implementation of various irrigation projects and the provision of sustainable and... read more

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:59

(From right) Mr. Brian Ducat, president of the Taloy Sur IA, Mr. Ignacio Kalinggan, member of the Board of Director, and Mr. Elmer Saoyao, Vice-President, hope that the association’s new income-generating venture will bring more fund to the organization

The outstanding Taloy Sur Irrigators’ Association (IA) is again setting an example worth emulating as it prepares to embark on a new livelihood activity—a water refilling station. 

As 2016 National Outstanding IA for Communal Irrigation System (CIS) category, First Runner-up, the Taloy... read more

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:52

11 CAR Irrigators’ Association leaders led by Hon. Remy Albano brought the Cordillera’s gongs and cultural dance to Davao during the Philippine Irrigation Knowledge Learning and Policy Engagement 2017 held on December 15, 2017.   Photo courtesy of CARFIA

Davao City —National Confederation of Irrigators Associations (NCIA) conducted the first Philippine Irrigation Knowledge Learning and Policy Engagement (PIKL-PE) at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao City on December 14-16, 2017.

Themed “Irrigators Associations: Rural Information from Free... read more

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:53

Status quo. IA leaders who gathered for the CARFIA Assembly decided to preserve the status quo so that the current officers and board of directors of the CARFIA still stay in office for another term until the next election. 

La Trinidad, Benguet—With the theme “Irrigators’ Association, ating paunlarin; libreng patubig bigay ng gobyerno, ating salubungin”, more than 100 leaders of irrigators’ associations (IA) in the Cordillera assembled for the CAR Federation of Irrigators’ Associations (CARFIA) General Assembly at the CAR Farmers’ Training... read more