Oriental Mindoro - Samahang Magbubukid at Magpapatubig ng Dangay Cantil at San Jose, Roxas Inc. conducted sector meeting following safety protocols like physical distancing and wearing of face mask. Headed by their IA President, Mr. Jaime Manalo, and with guest Dangay Barangay Captain, irrigation programs were discussed and supported by local government. The IA President expressed his gratitude for the irrigation projects of NIA to help the farmers have sufficient supply of sustainable water and help increase rice crop production.
Considering the situation brought by COVID-19 pandemic, the IA gave groceries to farmer beneficiaries in the area. They also encouraged them to actively participate in IA activities and voluntary contribute in the operation and maintenance fee to sustain the operation of the system. The on-going project was under Bongabong River Irrigation Project. The meeting was held at the gatekeepers’ quarter in Dangay, Roxas.
By: Aliah Dela Cruz – IDO, MOMARO IMO