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

August 18, 2021 - 11:06am

Tinoc, Ifugao—
Five irrigation systems in this municipality will now be operated and maintained by organized Irrigators’ Associations (IAs) after the NIA turned over these systems to them in a simple ceremony on August 12, 2021 at the Municipal Gymnasium in Poblacion, Tinoc, Ifugao.

With a total project cost of 23.3 million pesos from various funds, these completed irrigation projects are currently irrigating 96 hectares with 199 farmer-beneficiaries.

“We trust... read more