The National Irrigation Administration (NIA)-Iloilo-Guimaras IMO held the Barotac Viejo Irrigators’ Association (IA) Congress at the Melberto's Restaurant in the municipality of Barotac Viejo, Iloilo on December 14, 2023. The office witnessed the notable participation and presence of various members of the eight Irrigators Associations headed by Federation of IA President Ms. Yancy B. Espinosa; Local Government Unit of Barotac Viejo in the presence of Mayor Nielo “Bongbong” C. Tupas; Chief of Staff of 5th District Representative Atty.
The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Regional Office VI, headed by Acting Regional Manager Engr. Jonel B. Borres, participated in the Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair in Guimbal, Iloilo on December 9-10, 2023, as one of the government service providers.
The NIA-Antique Irrigation Management Office orchestrated a significant event on December 14, 2023 – the IA Provincial Congress. This gathering serves as a testament to the vital role of irrigation in the province’s agricultural landscape. Enthusiastically and purposefully held, the congress brought together a diverse array of stakeholders, ranging from farmers and agricultural experts to government officials and community leaders.
Engr. Raymond B. Mojares, Acting Division Manager of the NIA Aklan-Capiz IMO, led the successful completion and turnover of the Tamalagon Pump Irrigation Project (PIP) to the management of the Tamalagon Farmers’ Association (FA) in Brgy. Tamalagon, Tangalan, Aklan on December 12, 2023.
December 5-7, 2023 – NIA VI evaluated several irrigation projects in the region during the CY 2023 Regional Year-End Project Implementation Assessment at ISAT-U Miagao Campus, Miagao, Iloilo.
Thousands of Christmas lights flooded the NIA Regional Office VI compound as the office held its annual Opening of Lights Ceremony on the night of December 4, 2023.
With the support from the management to usher in the Christmas Spirit, Regional Office VI and Iloilo-Guimaras Irrigation Management Office (IGIMO), backed by the assistance from the Division Managers of Aklan-Capiz IMO (ACIMO), Antique IMO (AIMO), and Negros Occidental IMO (NOIMO), set up a grandiose display of lights and decorations within the office compound.
On December 1, 2023, NIA Regional Office VI led by Acting Regional Manager Engr. Jonel B. Borres conducted an orientation program to promote scholarship opportunities from different Government agencies to Panay-Bukidnon Indigenous People (IP) at the reception hall of the Municipality of Tapaz, Capiz.
NIA Region VI farmers and members of Irrigators’ Association donned their best modern Filipiniana attires to receive recognition for their outstanding efforts and performance for CY 2023.