October 3, 2022 - 9:44am

PARACELIS, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE - The National Irrigation Administration has completed the Bue Small Irrigation Project (SIP) which involved the installation of solar-powered pump.

Located in Brgy. Bacarri, the project has a service area of 9 hectares with 17 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARB) of the Mabato-Wala Irrigators’ Association.

Funded under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Project-Irrigation Component (CARP-IC) allocation of three million pesos, the project involved the supply, delivery, and installation of a solar-powered pump with complete accessories, 460 meters of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes, and construction of intake structures, three reservoir tanks and an inverter/generator house.

According to Engr. Liza Challikis,... read more

September 12, 2022 - 1:22pm

Irrigators’ groups sign marketing agreement with business owner

FLORA, APAYAO - Irrigators' Associations (IA) of this municipality signed Marketing Agreement with a business establishment that will procure their farm produce on a regular basis.

The Aguda Fruits, Vegetables and Grains Trading of Brgy. Poblacion East through its Owner-Proprietress, Ms. Glen Joyce Mislang, signed the agreement with the presidents of  Malayugan Rice Granary Farmers Irrigators Association (IA) of Brgy. Malayugan, Mr. Oliver B. Duque, and Laga-Sta. Maria IA of Brgy. Sta. Maria, Mr. Petronilo Cortez,... read more

September 8, 2022 - 8:40am

After a weeklong training-workshop, the NIA Modernization Team from NIA-Central Office and CAR Regional Office takes photo opportunity at the NIA-CAR Regional Office.

Study on the feasibility of national irrigation system (NIS) modernization program has started in the Cordillera Region.

This developed after the conduct of training workshop for the NIA-CAR personnel from Abra, Ifugao, Kalinga and Apayao who will embark on the feasibility study. The modernization team from the NIA Central Office conducted the technical assistance through on-site field validations, discussions with irrigators’ associations and other stakeholders as well as... read more

September 27, 2022 - 2:26pm

Irrigation at the repaired canal damaged by earthquake resumed on August 11, 2022, nine days after it collapsed during one of the 7.0 earthquake aftershocks on August 2.
The NIA Kalinga Irrigation Management Office (IMO) successfully completed the repair of the earthquake-damaged irrigation canal in Brgy. Ipil, Tabuk City, Kalinga, and resumed water delivery nine days after the damage.

According to Engr. Leonardo Lamangen, division manager of the Kalinga IMO, on... read more

August 5, 2022 - 2:30pm

NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito Espique, Jr., together with Engineering and Operations Division Manager Ronilio Cervantes and Administrative and Finance Division Manager Grace Fanged, dialogues with the irrigator-leaders of Abra on the earthquake damages to irrigation systems and their immediate repair at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued, Abra on August 2, 2022.

Irrigation damages in the Province of Abra caused by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake on July 27, 2022... read more