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  • NIA MIMAROPA joins the 2017 National Women's Month Celebration

  • Roxas, Palawan - Farmers will benefit from two (2) newly-completed irrigation projects of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) in coordination with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). These are the RAE Pump Communal Irrigation Project (PCIP) amounting to P3.9M and Malico II Lined Canal Irrigation Project amounting to P8.2M.

  • Oriental Mindoro - New National Irrigation Administration Chief Peter Tiu Laviña presents his four-point agenda during his visit in MIMAROPA on January 19, 2017. These are: implementation of free Irrigation Service Fee (ISF), undertaking of irrigation projects, harnessing water resources for hydropower, and institutional review of mandate, programs and activities of the agency.


    With the theme “Ushering in 2017: A New Beginning”, National Irrigation Administration (NIA) conducted a nationwide simultaneous ceremony to welcome 2017 through “Blowing Bubbles” last January 3, 2017. This is to demonstrate the agency’s readiness to face its new challenge: a shift from being a corporate agency to a developmental/social agency. All NIA employees wore different shades of  green which symbolizes fresh beginning.


    Oriental Mindoro - To promote the good image of National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and to ensure a conducive environment for its employees and guests, the agency headed by Acting Regional Manager Ramon A. Bugacia inaugurates the newly-renovated canteen, dormitory and guest house on December 22, 2016 at NIA Compound, Bayanan II, Calapan City. Said activity is part of the Christmas celebration of NIA.

  • Eighty three (83) farmers will benefit from the P21M newly-constructed Water Tacligan small irrigation project (SIP) of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) at Baco, Oriental Mindoro. This will cover the 240 hectares of municipalities of Baco and San Teodoro and will get its water from Matulin River.

    Water Tacligan SIP is pump irrigation type where construction was started on May 2014 and was completed last September 2015. This aims to help increase rice production and water delivery including prevention of flooding on the service area.

  • Inactive and incapable officers leading to poor performance. This was the situation of the two IAs: Bataris sa Patubigan and Katiwala sa Patubigan before they combined to attain a more improved irrigation creating Elvita, Taritien, Malatgao (ETM) Farmers Irrigators Association.

    Experiencing failure didn’t stop the IA; it even pushed them to gear up and climb to the top.

    Two Become One

  • “Magkaroon tayo ng teamwork. Walang magagawa ang RM without the support of the base (staff).”

    This was the statement of Engr. Ramon A. Bugacia when he takes office as the new acting regional manager of National Irrigation Administration Region IV-B last January 7, 2016. Welcomed by the regional office staff, an orientation was conducted at NIA Conference Room, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro to present the current status of the agency.

  • Pinasinayaan ng NIA Region IV-B ang 2 irrigation projects sa ilalim ng Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Agrarian Reform Fund (CARP-ARF) at Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project III (ARISP III) na ginanap noong ika-26 ng Hulyo, 2016 sa Roxas, Palawan. Ito ay ang Abaroan-Bantoto Communal Irrigation Project (ABCIP) na mapapakinabangan ng 36 na magsasaka at Mendoza Communal Irrigation Project (MCIP) na inaasahang mapakinabangan ng 38 na magsasaka mula sa mga bayan ng Roxas.

  • National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Occidental Mindoro Irrigation Management Office (IMO) distributed 26 pump engines to farmers of Calintaan, Occidental Mindoro. Said activity was part of the turnover ceremony of Tanyag Pump Irrigation Project (PIP) held last June 24, 2016.

    On behalf of Occidental Mindoro IMO Acting Division Manager Wilson M. Lopez, Sr. Irrigators Development Officer (IDO) Edwin V. Arevalo headed the distribution of engines with complete accessories. Simultaneously, the farmers gave their 30% equity counterpart for the project.