Puerto Princesa City, August 24, 2023 - In a significant move towards sustainable agriculture and food security, the Bureau of Corrections-Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (BuCor-IPPF) represented by General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang, Jr. AFP (Ret.) CESE with the presence of Superintendent Gary A. Garcia and National Irrigation Administration (NIA) MIMAROPA Acting Regional Manager Ronilio M. Cervantes have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for an Easement of Right of Way (ROW) to embark the rehabilitation of the Inagawan Communal Irrigation System (CIS) in Puerto Princesa City.
This momentous accord grants the NIA MIMAROPA Palawan IMO permission to implement repair and improve the diversion dam inside the BuCors property at Inagawan Sub-Colony. The agency aims to restore and enhance a deteriorated infrastructure to provide continuous and uninterrupted irrigation services to 240 hectares of farmland. This development will benefit 171 farmer-beneficiaries of Irrigators’ Service Association of Inagawan-Kamuning, Inc., thereby strengthening food security in the city.
The NIA MIMAROPA Palawan IMO is dedicated to completing this project with utmost efficiency before the year ends.
The signing ceremony, held at BuCor Compound, Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm, was also attended by CTO II Levi Evangelista, Palawan IMO Sr. Engr. A Mary Grace Cartagena on behalf of Division Manager Armando L. Flores and Sr. IDO Glenda Buenavista.