Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) held its 2nd Convergence Meeting on August 17, 2021 to finalize the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) among government agencies.
NIA, Region VI is one of the active agency members since it was organized. NIA-Negros Occidental Irrigation Management Office, Division Manager, Engr. Isaias C. Melendez represented the NIA Region VI in the said meeting. Gov. Eugenio Jose "Bong" V. Lacson, representatives from Local Government Units, Irrigators Associations, Landbank of the Philippines, Department of Agriculture, Provincial Social Welfare and Development, Department of Trade and Industry, and other concerned agencies were also in attendance.
Through the government agencies' collaborative effort, EPAHP aims to help farmers market their produce and provide necessary services and support to improve their quality of life.