March 11, 2020 - 4:37pm

Corewall and intake of the West Apayao Abulug Irrigation System in Apayao Province  #Photo courtesy of Apayao IMO

National Irrigation Administration helps very much in agriculture, the main source of food.  Amidst the challenges the agency is facing nowadays, NIA celebrated its 56th founding anniversary on June 21, 2019. This shows positive changes as we embrace modernization and proves that the agency is still strong providing its best to contribute to nation-building.

In line with the... read more

March 11, 2020 - 4:32pm

Ms. Paulita P. Yagyagan (first from right) and Engr. Godofredo B. Velaque (fourth from left), Head of Benguet Satellite Office together with the members of the organized irrigators’ associations of Pongayan take photo ops during the the turn-over ceremony of the Pongayan CIS and Central Liko CIS on October 19, 2019

Kapangan, Benguet—National Irrigation Administration turned over two irrigation projects to duly organized Irrigators’ Associations in this town’s Brgy. Pongayan during its barangay assembly on October 19, 2019.... read more

March 11, 2020 - 4:26pm

NIA-CAR employees headed by Regional Manager, Engr. Benito T. Espique, Jr. (inset), participate in the First NIA Nationwide Bloodletting activity on December 9, 2019. 

 National Irrigation Administration (NIA) conducted the first synchronized blood-letting activity December 9, 2019 in celebration of the birthday of its top official, NIA Administrator, Gen Ricardo R Visaya (Ret) whose birthday is on December 8.

With the theme “Dugtong Buhay ni Bong”, regional offices and project offices harmoniously performed the blood-letting activity in their respective offices celebrating the 59th birthday of Administrator Visaya.... read more

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