JULY 1, 2022 - A PUBLIC SCOPING WAS CONDUCTED FOR UGASAN JUANICO SMALL RESERVOIR IRRIGATION PROJECT (SRIP) IN BAROTAC VIEJO, ILOILO

The Public Scoping was held as a requirement for the application of the Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) of the said project. Lichel Technologies, Inc, the consultant taking on the Environmental Impact Assessment of the project led by Rachel Vasquez, spearheaded the activity. It was attended by representatives of the directly affected Barangays of Ugasan and Juanico in Barotac Viejo and Brgy. Bubon in Banate, Iloilo.

NIA REGION VI GREENS BAROTAC VIEJO WATERSHED

The National Irrigation Administration Region VI conducted a tree planting activity as NIA Anniversary Celebration’s Simultaneous Nationwide Annual Tree Planting Activity.

Trees. Water. Life. – Greening the Philippines the NIA Way, is the yearly theme of the activity. It is the goal of NIA to rehabilitate and maintain the water sources of its irrigation systems that deliver water to the farmlands in the province.

BAGO RIS IAS RECEIVE AGRI-FARM MACHINERY FROM LGU

The Local Government Unit of Bago City Negros Occidental through its Mayor Hon. Nicholas M. Yulo, showed support to the farmers of the city by providing agricultural farm machinery to the farmers of Bago River Irrigation System (RIS). One (1) unit of hand tractor and four (4) units of pump and engine sets were turned over to the farmers of Bago RIS Irrigators Associations namely, San Juan Del Monte, GACKATAN IA, TAMBANA, MAPAGKASAMA BUSAY, AND BUFA IA.

NIA-IGIMO PLANTS 1,500 TREES TO CELEBRATE THE AGENCY'S 59TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

In celebration of the 59th founding anniversary of the National Irrigation Administration, and in support to the National Greening Program, the Iloilo-Guimaras Irrigation Management Office joins the simultaneous tree planting activity with 1,500 trees planted.

The participants planted 1,000 Bugnay trees and 500 Brazilian Falcata seedlings.

To establish continuity of the restoration effort of the office, the planting site is in the watershed area of the Barotac Viejo Small Reservoir Irrigation System in Brgy. Nueva Invencion, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo.

NIA REGIONAL OFFICE VI HOLDS BLOOD DONATION DRIVE

The NIA Regional Office VI with the participation of Iloilo-Guimaras Irrigation Management Office (IGIMO) and Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Stage 2 (JRMP 2), conducted a Blood Donation Drive on June 9, 2022 as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility facilitated by the Public Relations Team under the Office of the Regional Manager.

29 successful donors donated blood for the Blood Bank of the Philippine Red Cross Iloilo.

NIA Regional Office hopes to continue this activity as it recognizes the need for more blood to save more lives, especially during this pandemic.

CIP, IP, NIA INK MOA FOR RENEWAL OF CP

The National Irrigation Administration Regional Office VI, the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples VI & VII, and the representatives of the Indigenous Cultural Community (ICC) Panay - Bukidnon signed a Supplemental Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) as part of the renewal of the Certification Precondition (CP) of the Panay River Basin Integrated Development Project (PRBIDP) last June 3, 2022 at EON Centennial Resort, Alta Tierra Village, Jaro , Iloilo City.

FARMER LEADERS COMPLETE FARMERS' FIELD SCHOOL COURSE ON ORGANIC HIGH VALUE CROPS

In sustaining Farmers’ Empowerment through Program Interventions, Office of the City Agriculturist of Bago, and National Irrigation Administration confirmed to twenty-five (25) farmer leaders from Lateral C BRIS IAs, Lateral B IA and Main Canal IA as graduates of the Farmers’ Field School (FFS) on Organic High Value Crops.

COURTESY CALL TO THE GOVERNOR OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL PROVINCE

Courtesy call to the Governor of Negros Occidental Province - Hon. Eugenio Jose V. Lacson, on June 1, 2022. The Officers of Federation of Irrigators' Associations Central Negros (FIACN) - Bago River Irrigation System headed by Mr. Pedro P. Limpangog, Federation President together with National Irrigation Administration O&M staff headed by Sr. IDO Ms. Ligaya G. Belarmino expressed gratitude to the Governor for his support to the Rice Producers in the past years.

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