October 16, 2023 - 3:46pm

FLORA, APAYAO - Ten completed (10) irrigation projects in the province are now turned over to the respective Irrigators’ Associations (IA) in a simple ceremony at the NIA-Apayao Irrigation Management Office in Brgy. Poblacion East, Flora, Apayao earlier today, October 12, 2023.

The turn over was led by National Irrigation Administration-CAR’s top official, Regional Manager Benito T. Espique, Jr., Congresswoman Eleanor C. Bulut-Begtang represented by Ma’am Marinel Ginez, Apayao Provincial Vice-Governor Remy N. Albano, Municipal Mayor of Pudtol represented by Vice Mayor Randy Laoat and Municipal Mayor of Flora represented by Ma’am Marilou B. Valdez and SB Member Manny Biggayan.

With an overall cost pegged at P 72,577,985.91, these projects currently serve an area of 234 hectares benefitting 191 farmers across four municipalities.

The NIA ceremonially turned... read more

October 11, 2023 - 3:58pm

NIA-Benguet Satellite Office Head, Engr. Godofredo Velaque and President of the Tinongdan Indigenous Peoples Organization, Inc., Mr. Norberto Pacio, who is also a councilor of Itogon, lead the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Mambolo-Tinongdan Small Irrigation System (SIS) in one of the reservoir tanks of the project during the turnover ceremony on October 6, 2023.

ITOGON, BENGUET – The Mambolo-Tinongdan Small Irrigation System (SIS) will now be operated and maintained by the Tinongdan Indigenous Peoples Organization, Inc. of this municipality after the ceremonial turnover and acceptance held at the barangay hall of Mambolo on October 6, 2023.

Funded under NIA’s Small Irrigation Projects (SIP) amounting to P2.39 million, the Mambolo-Tinongdan SIS irrigates 8 hectares and serves 16 farmer-beneficiaries.

Among the completed facilities include 2 reservoir tanks. 2 intake tanks, 340 meters canal lining, 2... read more

October 5, 2023 - 1:15pm

NIA-Benguet Satellite Office Head Engr. Godofredo Velaque (second from right) leads the ceremonial cutting of ribbon for the turnover of the Pasnaan Communal Irrigation System (CIS) held in Brgy. Balili, Mankayan, Benguet on September 26, 2023. With him are Project-in-Charge Mr. Clyve Von Bandao, President of Lower Cada Farmers Mr. Tito Talban, Mankayan Municipal Mayor Hon. Dario Banario and Irrigators’ Development Officer Ms. Ji-an Kines.

MANKAYAN, BENGUET - The Pasnaan Communal Irrigation System (CIS) is officially turned over to the Lower Cada Farmers Irrigators’ Association for operation and maintenance after the turnover ceremony held in Brgy. Balili of this municipality on September 26, 2023.

The Pasnaan CIS is an existing irrigation system located in Brgy. Balili, Mankayan, Benguet which is funded under the Restoration of Existing Communal Irrigation System (RECIS) with P2.6 million project cost.

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September 28, 2023 - 9:37am

Presidents of the four Irrigators’ Associations, Honorato Valera, Clemen Alvarez, Arnel Valera and Ronald Rubio, receive the turnover documents of the completed four irrigation projects in Abra from NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito Espique, Jr., and NIA Abra Satellite Office Head Ronald Bisquera during the turnover ceremony at the NIA-Abra office in Brgy. Calaba, Bangued, Abra on September 26, 2023. Witnessing the turnover is Rev. Fr. Fernando Boyagan who is also the president of the Abra Timpuyog Dagiti Farmers Irrigators' Association.

BANGUED, ABRA – Four completed irrigation projects in this province were turned over to respective Irrigators’ Associations for operation and maintenance in a simple turnover ceremony held at the NIA Abra Satellite Office in Brgy. Calaba in this municipality, September 26, 2023.

These irrigation projects include Kabiladan Small Irrigation System (SIS) located in Brgy. Sabnangan, Luba which was... read more

October 10, 2023 - 1:43pm

Kalinglingban Irrigators’ Association (IA) President Peter Lagadeo and NIA Benguet Satellite Office Provincial Head Godofredo Velaque together with Kagawad Julius Lapas who is also a member of the IA lead the cutting of ribbon during the turnover of the Kalinglingban Communal Irrigation System (CIS) in Buyacaoan, Buguias, Benguet on September 14, 2023.

BUGUIAS, BENGUET - The Kalinglingban Communal Irrigation System (CIS) in Brgy. Buyacaoan of this municipality will be operated and maintained by the Kalinglingban Irrigators’ Association (IA) after the ceremonial turnover held today, September 14, 2023.

The Kalinglingban CIS, funded under NIA’s Extension and Expansion of Existing CIS (EEECIS) amounting to P4.492 million, now serves 48 farmers tilling a total of 28 hectares, with... read more