The Aklan-Capiz Irrigation Management Office programmed a series of training on High Value Crops (Vegetable Production) for the IA Model Farm located at Brgy. Jugas, New Washington, Aklan and in connection to the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) program. The training commenced on April 20, 2022 with beneficiaries from Jugas Irrigators Association, Inc. headed by IA President Salvador R. Villanueva.
The proposed PRBIDP located in the Province of Capiz has the following objectives; to ensure that the region is self-sufficient and to significantly contribute to the attainment of the country’s rice production target based on the updated Farmers’ Satisfaction Survey (FSS) Roadmap.
The project components are infrastructure development, institutional & socio-economic development.
The National Irrigation Administration Regional Office 6 attended the 1st Regional Convergence Team Meeting and Ceremonial Signing of the Regional Memorandum of Understanding of Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) Program on April 22, 2022 at Seda Hotel, Iloilo City.
The agency was represented by Engr. Rory F. Avance - Regional Manager A as the principal signatory. The EPAHP Program is the government's initiative of eradicating hunger and poverty in the country.
In pursuit of good camaraderie among employees to achieve the goals and objectives of the agency, the NIA-Iloilo-Guimaras Irrigation Management Office, headed by Division Manager A, Engr. Randy C. Alipis gathered the employees for a Team Building activity on April 4-5, 2022, in NIA Compound, Brgy. Tacas, Jaro, Iloilo City.
The Igbangcal PIP Phase 2 is one of the proposed projects for CY 2022 funded under the Small Irrigation Project (SIP). The project, which will be implemented through Forced Account Works has a total budget of Php 3,000,000.00. It is targeted to generate an additional 7 hectares of service which will benefit 10 farmers. The project is located at Igbangcal B, Tobias Fornier, Antique. The beneficiary of said project is the Igbangcal Tobias Fornier IA.
On March 30-31, 2022, NIA Region VI, with representatives from the Regional Office and Irrigation Management Offices, conducted a Crisis Management and Communication Workshop at Diversion 21 Hotel, Mandurriao Iloilo City.
Ms. Rhoda Garzon Campillan, Academic Supervisor of the AB Communication Program of the University of San Agustin, served as the Resource Person who helped the NIA VI Crisis Management Team come up with their Crisis Management and Communication Plan for 2022.
On March 28-30, 2022, a Project Implementation Review and Planning Workshop for CY 2022 was conducted by NIA Region 6 to identify the constraints, issues and problems encountered during previous year project implementation and to prepare a strategic plan to avoid the occurrence of the same in the current year at Sea Garden Resort, Leganes, Iloilo.
The National Irrigation Administration (NIA), officially commenced the construction of Cabano Small Reservoir Irrigation Project (SRIP), the biggest irrigation project of the NIA Region VI in the Province of Guimaras.
On March 17, 2022, Regional Manager Engr. Rory F. Avance led the virtual oath-taking ceremony of seven (7) NIA Region VI employees who were promoted to permanent positions.
Five (5) employees from Aklan-Capiz Irrigation Management Office (ACIMO) namely, Mar Fred I. Carillo (Senior Engineer A), Laryzza R. Dolido (Industrial Relations Mgt./Devt. Officer C), Jaime R. Ibardolaza (SWRFT), Jomer M. Kismundo (Engineering Assistant B), Jonathan R. Bernabe (Driver Mechanic B) were promoted to permanent positions.
On March 10, 2022, a Groundbreaking and Turnover Ceremony of various projects of the National Government for the KAPATIRAN members of the Ibajay Peace and Development Community Settlement Site was held at Brgy. Cabugao, Ibajay, Aklan. Among the distinguished guests present was Sec. Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity.