The NIA, Negros Occidental IMO, represented by Division Manager A, Engr. Isaias C. Melendez and Principal Engineer A, Engr. Ma. Elena T. Basco inked the Memorandum of Agreement on Family Model Farm (Green House Project) with the Federation of Lateral C IAs Bago River Irrigation System (FLCIA-BRIS), Inc. represented by its President, Mr. Ernesto Jacinto.
The 1M pesos Family Model Farm project shall utilize drip irrigation system to be established at WMT station, Brgy. Dulao, Bago City. The MOA signing event also marks the beginning of the 16-week Farmers' Field School - Season Long Training on High Value Crops to be conducted by the City Agriculture's Office of Bago City.
The project aims to involve the FIA in showcasing the drip irrigation technology in producing high value crops. It also hopes to encourage other Irrigators' Associations to replicate the project in different parts of the province.