January 9, 2024 - 5:16pm

Two units of the seven modern backhoes distributed for CAR arrived at the Kalinga Irrigation Management Office in December 2023, as received by the KIMO management staff headed by Acting Division Manager Ferdinand Indammog (in green collared shirt). The equipment were part of the 141 backhoe units which were ceremonially turned over by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., accompanied by DA Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel, Jr., and NIA Acting Administrator Eduardo Eddie G. Guillen, and the Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance Sector Robert Victor G. Seares, Jr. to NIA regional and project management offices nationwide on December 13, 2023 in Olongapo City. | Photo by Brian Manzano

Irrigation maintenance in the Cordillera Administrative Region will be more efficient with the seven (7) new units of... read more

November 9, 2023 - 5:18pm

73 irrigators worked on the main canal clearing of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS) in Tabuk City, Kalinga for the TUPAD towards better irrigation service.

Members of Irrigators’ Associations in the region receive a total of P910,000.00 as payout for the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) as part of the convergence initiatives of the NIA with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

A total of 160 irrigators in Abra, Ifugao and Kalinga worked on maintenance (canal clearing) of the main canals of the national irrigation systems which was contracted for the TUPAD implementation.

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November 9, 2023 - 8:28am

Dinno Inhumang, Senior Irrigators Development Officer of NIA-Ifugao Satellite Office hands over the turnover documents of the Hahlin Communal Irrigation System to the president of the Hahlin Irrigators’ Association, Inc., Eugine Baguilat during the turnover and acceptance ceremony held at the Barangay Hall of Baguinge in Kiangan, Ifugao on October 27, 2023 witnessed by Board Member Albert Binlang (from left), William Buhong of the Municipal Agriculture Office and officers of Hahlin IA.

Another irrigation system was officially turned over to farmers’ group in Kiangan, Ifugao for operation and maintenance after the ceremonial turnover and acceptance ceremony held in Brgy. Baguinge, Kiangan, Ifugao on October 27.

The Hahlin Communal Irrigation System (CIS) located in Brgy. Baguinge, Kiangan will now be operated and maintained by the Hahlin Irrigators Association, Inc.

The project has a total of P1.3 million funding under the NIA’s... read more

November 8, 2023 - 3:42pm

Engr. Benito Espique, Jr. leads the ceremonial cutting of ribbon at one of the reservoir tanks of the Shekdan Small Irrigation System (SIS) during the turnover in Brgy. Daclan on October 26, 2023.

Two more completed irrigation projects in this province are turned over to the duly organized irrigators’ associations for operation and maintenance in a turnover and acceptance ceremony in Brgy. Daclan, Tublay, Benguet on October 26, 2023.

Both funded under NIA’s Small Irrigation Project (SIP) this CY 2023 and completed earlier this month, the Shekdan Small Irrigation System (SIS) and Belong Sayatan SIS, both located in Brgy. Daclan were turned over to and accepted by the Bodehaw-Shekdan Irrigators’ Association (IA), and Belong Namudan Sayatan Farmers IA, respectively.

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October 27, 2023 - 1:20pm

Water now abundantly flows at the irrigation facilities of the Nayud Balani Solar Pump Irrigation Project (SPIP) in Brgy. Lucaog as witnessed by NIA-CAR Regional Manager A, Engr. Benito Espique, Jr., together with Hon. Allen Jesse Mangaoang, Representative of the Lone District of Kalinga, representatives from the offices of the Governor and City Mayor, barangay officials and IA officers during the turnover of the irrigation system on September 29, 2023.

TABUK CITY, KALINGA: NIA-CAR Regional Manager A, Engr. Benito Espique, Jr., together with Hon. Allen Jesse Mangaoang, Representative of the Lone District of Kalinga, led the turn over of six completed irrigation systems to irrigators’ associations (IA) in a mass turnover ceremony held at Barangay Lucog, Tabuk City on September 29, 2023.

Turned over irrigation systems are the Nayud Balani Solar Pump Irrigation Project (SPIP) and Dolgadog Communal Irrigation System (... read more