July 19, 2022 - 9:54am

Completed office building of the Lower Apayao River Irrigation Project (LARIP) located in Lt. Balag, Pudtol, Apayao
Pudtol, Apayao - Over 1,200 hectares of land will soon be irrigated in Apayao and about 650 farmers are expected to benefit with the ongoing construction of a big irrigation project in the province.

The Lower Apayao River Irrigation System (LARIP) in Apayao is a multi-year big-ticket project of the National Irrigation Administration with an estimated project cost of Php 990M. It is set to irrigate six barangays in Pudtol – Aurora, Lt. Balag, Mataguisi, Aga, Malibang and Cacalaggan and one barangay in Flora... read more

June 21, 2022 - 10:32am

Provincial Governor Melchor Diclas and NIA Benguet Satellite Office Provincial Head Godofredo Velaque together with the Irrigators’ Association President Leonardo Pio and Barangay Chairperson Dalmaia Dino led the ribbon-cutting of the turnover ceremony of the Buo Salat Gumbao Small Irrigation Project in Brgy. Camp 3, Tuba, Benguet on June 10, 2022. The project benefits 37 farmers and has a total service area of 12.25 hectares being cultivated for high-value crops.

TUBA, BENGUET – A farmers’ group in Brgy. Camp 3 in this municipality will now be in-charge in the operation and maintenance of the completed Buo... read more

June 2, 2022 - 11:16am

Concrete lining is currently ongoing along canals of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS), the largest irrigation system in the region. About 3.63 kilometers of main canal and two kilometers along the laterals are targeted to be concrete lined this irrigation cut-off period.

Various improvement and repair activities are currently being implemented this irrigation cut-off at the Upper Chico River Irrigation System (UCRIS) in Kalinga and Isabela areas as part of the programmed activities this CY 2022.

During this irrigation cut-off at UCRIS, which runs from April 30 to June 30, 2022, about 3.63 kilometers of main... read more

March 31, 2022 - 9:44am

Various stakeout surveys are already being conducted by the NIA together with the farmer-beneficiaries and contractors to identify locations of facilities to be constructed or improved which are programmed within CY 2022 irrigation projects.
The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) starts implementation of 202 irrigation projects with a total cost of 1.96 billion pesos all over the region this March.

According to Engr. Benito Espique, Jr., regional manager of NIA-Cordillera Administrative Region, the agency already received most... read more