El Nido, Palawan - The National Irrigation Administration inaugurates the P22-million Villa Paz Communal Irrigation Project (Phase I and Phase II) on August 15, 2022. Said project is under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Irrigation Component (CARP-IC).
The project is composed of construction of diversion dam and canal structures which will now benefit 38 farmer beneficiaries and will irrigate 40 hectares of farmland in Barangay Villa Paz.
With the support of NIA MIMAROPA Regional Manager William P. Ragodon, the inauguration was conducted together with Engineering and Operations Division Manager Lowell L. Lozano, Administrative and Finance Kirsty Caroline M. Hernandez-Aceron, MOMARO IMO Division Manager Gerardo R. Perez and Palawan IMO Division Manager Conrado V. Cardenas Jr.
In his acceptance message, Mr. Florencio Tangulob, president of Zap Alliv Irrigators Association expressed his gratitude to NIA and commits to manage the IA and operate/maintain the irrigation project properly./AVGB