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.