• Republic Act No. 10969, also known as Free Irrigation Service Act (FISA) is a law that aims to provide vital support in lowering the farmers’ cost of production while increasing agricultural productivity through the provision of efficient and reliable free irrigation service. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed the law on February 2, 2018, and became effective on February 24, 2018.

  • Irrigators’ Associations (IA) all over the Province of Antique with existing IMT contracts are simultaneously conducting their canal clearing activities in preparation for Dry Crop 2022. Canal clearing activities were conducted last September 3, 2021. These activities are part of the commitment of IAs to the Irrigation Management Transfer (IMT) contract, which they have signed with the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

  • Several IAs under IMT Contract of different National Irrigation Systems keep on securing what is best for the farmers. The IMT Contract states that every IA who have undergone the said contract should maintain a clean canal in order for unobstructed water delivery.

  • Through the collaborative efforts of the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental, Local Government Unit of Valladolid together with Barangay Mabini and Mabini Palaka Irrigator's Association, the road surfacing of irrigation service road in Brgy. Mabini, Valladolid moved forward on August 3 to 6, 2021. Even under the provisions of the IATF on Covid-19, the efficiency of every worker was not compromised.

  • Aklan-Capiz Irrigation Management Office implements a weekly garbage patrol and hauling of garbage that obstruct the canals under the Aklan River Irrigation System East Side. This activity is conducted every Friday as agreed between NIA and the Irrigators’ Associations. NIA provides dump trucks while some IA and NIA personnel from the operations and maintenance section haul and dispose the garbage.

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