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  • Palawan - The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) - Palawan Irrigation Management Office (PIMO) installs first solar-powered pump - Isumbo Pump Irrigation Project (PIP) with 3,728.5 watt or 5 horsepower (hp) submersible pump motor capable to produce 100 gallons of water per minute (gpm) sufficient which can irrigate 10 hectares of farm land even on dry season in Bgy. Isumbo, Sofronio Española.

  • Palawan - To support economic development of El Nido due to effect of COVID-19 pandemic, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) - Palawan Irrigation Management Office (PIMO) conducts test run of Villa Paz Small Irrigation Project (SIP) funded by Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Irrigation Component (CARP-IC) on June 11, 2020 in Bgy. Villa Paz to ensure completed project can efficiently use by 27 farmer beneficiaries to increase their crop production in the municipality for next cropping period.

  • Oriental Mindoro – Adhering to IATF policies and other health safety protocols, NIA MIMAROPA joins the simple celebration of NIA 57th Anniversary on June 22, 2020.

    Ensuring the 2-meter social distancing, a thanksgiving mass was conducted led by Rev Fr. Rafael Gomez, SVD followed by a simultaneous video presentation prepared by the Public Affairs and Information Staff (PAIS) Central Office. The said video contains various anniversary greetings from NIA Top Management, Cabinet Secretary Karlos Nograles, Senator Cynthia Villar and President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

  • Oriental Mindoro - With the current public health emergency in the country, NIA MIMAROPA ensures to provide irrigation services to secure food sufficiency particularly in the region as irrigation is a vital input in agriculture and food production.

  • Palawan - Pangobilian Irrigator’s Association (IA) of Palawan Irrigation Management Office (PIMO) utilizes NIA subsidy coming from canal clearing activities to distribute food packs for 200 farmers affected by Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the municipality of Brooke’s Pt., Palawan.

    The food aid distribution was after the approval of the said IA officials and members to use few of their subsidy savings to support farmers covered within the service area of Tigaplan Communal Irrigation System (CIS) irrigating 500 hectares of rice field in town.

  • Oriental Mindoro – Pursuant to the directive of NIA Administrator Ricardo R Visaya and as stated in NIA Memorandum Circular No. 53 s 2020, NIA MIMAROPA Regional Manager William P. Ragodon undertakes resumption of irrigation construction through the Contractors’ Forum conducted at Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. This is conducted before deployment of NIA and contractors’ personnel in the field.

  • Palawan - Skeletal workforce of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) - Palawan Irrigation Management Office (PIMO) headed by Division Manager Conrado V. Cardenas, Jr. continues in serving the farmers throughout the province by maintaining and operating the mechanism of the National and Communal Irrigation System while taking precautionary measures amid Covid-19. 

  • The National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC) every March is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day. The following issuances serve as legal bases for the annual national activity:

  • Occidental Mindoro - Like other provinces in the North, planting of other crops aside from palay is suitable to Occidental Mindoro especially during Dry Season. One of those crops is Onion.

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