January 20, 2022 - 2:32pm

Engr. Benito T. Espique, Jr. hands over the turnover documents of the Kilong Doplahan Communal Irrigation System (CIS) to Mr. Miller Dulnuan, President of Magalo, Poblacion Farmers IA Inc. during the mass turnover of irrigation projects in Hungduan, Ifugao on December 20, 2021.
Fifty-five million worth of irrigation projects in Ifugao were turned over for operation and maintenance to the farmer-irrigators in the municipalities of Hungduan, Kiangan and Mayoyao in this province after a series of turnover ceremonies were conducted on December 20 and 21, 2021.

Engr. Benito Espique, Jr., NIA-CAR Regional Manager, in his message to the farmers in... read more

November 24, 2021 - 3:55pm

Gen Ricardo R Visaya (Ret), NIA Administrator, urges the various Irrigators’ Associations in Benguet to strengthen their leadership, cooperation, and to work together for the betterment of irrigation systems in the province during the Mass Turnover of Irrigation Projects in Benguet at NIA-CAR grounds in Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet on November 20.
LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET – National Irrigation Administration’s top official, Gen Ricardo R Visaya (Ret), led the agency’s turnover of 11 irrigation projects to various Irrigators’ Associations in the province at the NIA-CAR grounds in Brgy. Wangal on November 20, 2021.

These projects currently serve 264... read more

October 18, 2021 - 3:17pm

BONTOC, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE – NIA Mountain Province Satellite Office turned over 10 irrigation systems to Irrigators’ Associations in a simple turnover ceremony at the NIA Grounds, Caluttit, Mountain Province on October 1, 2021.

These irrigation systems are Gonogon Communal Irrigation System (CIS) in Brgy. Gonogon, Bontoc which was turned over to Agasil IA, Talaktak CIS in Brgy. Poblacion, Paracelis to Tapinit-Amolong Rice IA, Tudoy Tafangao Small Irrigation System (SIS) in... read more

September 7, 2021 - 9:52am

NIA-CAR Regional Manager Benito T. Espique, Jr. turns over documents of nine irrigation projects in Mountain Province to Irrigators’ Association leaders witnessed by Hon. Maximo Dalog, Jr., representative of the Lone District of Mountain Province, Provincial Administrator Jose Tumbali, Engr. Delfin Aglit of NIA, and IA Provincial Federation President Clement Sokoken at the NIA grounds in Brgy. Caluttit, Bontoc, Mountain Province on September 1, 2021.
Bontoc, Mountain Province—Nine irrigation systems in this province will now be operated and maintained by organized Irrigators’ Associations (... read more

September 7, 2021 - 9:52am

Leaders of the Minagbag Farmers Irrigators Association (FIA) in Quezon, Isabela in front of their office.
Held at gunpoint, leaders of the Minagbag Farmers Irrigators’ Association (FIA) were forced to march along the service road of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System-Quezon area in Isabela.  At that time, the farmers were currently experiencing dry spell, and rotational schedule of irrigation delivery had to be implemented. The Minagbag FIA officers and Board of Directors were patrolling at the main canal to ensure the schedule of water delivery to the farms of the IA is followed. Suddenly, one intoxicated landowner came with a gun and... read more