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  • Occidental Mindoro - March 2, 2023, Occidental Mindoro IMO conducts coordination meeting spearheaded by Acting Regional Manager Ronilio M. Cervantes at NIA Training Center, San Roque, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. Together with Technical and Operations staff headed by Acting Division Manager Maria Victoria O. Malenab, update on the status of carry over and current projects as per commitment set by the IMO were discussed.

  • Occidental Mindoro - Occidental Mindoro IMO spearheads NIA-LGU Coordination Meeting at NIA- Training Center, San Roque, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro yesterday February 28, 2023. This activity aims to update Systems inventory and finalize the Provincial Irrigation Master Plan of Occidental Mindoro. The said activity was attended by the Municipal Agriculturist and Municipal Planning and Development Officers of Magsaysay, Paluan, Calintaan and Rizal.

  • Oriental Mindoro - In relation to NIA Administrator Eddie G. Guillen’s 7-point strategic policy agenda on irrigation infrastructure development, NIA MIMAROPA Acting Regional Manager Ronilio M. Cervantes leads the Ceremonial Turnover of the P1.9-million augmentation pump of Baco-Bucayao River Irrigation System (BBRIS) in Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.

  • The 2023 National Women’s Month Celebration launches a new recurring theme from this year to 2028: WE for gender equality and inclusive society. It sparks a renewed commitment to the advocacy and banks on the gains achieved during the 2016-2022 theme, WE Make CHANGE Work for Women, which emphasized the need for compassionate and harmonized networks towards gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE).

  • Palawan - Forty-four (44) farmers of the West Marangas Farmers Irrigator’s Association (IA) in Bataraza, Palawan are rejoicing for the nearest fulfillment of a long-time wish: irrigation for 94 hectares of land. After years of relying on rainfall and spring as the sole source of hydration for their crops, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA)- Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program – Irrigation Component (CARP-IC) has stepped into the province of Palawan to construct Marangas II Communal Irrigation Project (CIP) in town.

  • Makati City  -  NIA MIMAROPA Acting Regional Manager Ronilio M. Cervantes and Occidental Mindoro Irrigation Management Office (IMO) Acting Division Manager Maria Victoria O. Malenab attended the Occidental Mindoro Strategic Planning in Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati City on February 27, 2023. 

  • Occidental Mindoro - To ensure efficient and reliable irrigation development programs, the NIA Occidental Mindoro IMO conducted NIA-IA Consultation Workshop last February 7-8, 2023. This was held in two batches, the MAPSSA Area which include IAs in the municipalities of Mamburao, Abra de Ilog, Paluan, Sta. Cruz and Sablayan and batch two, in SAMARICA Area comprising the municipalities of San Jose, Magsaysay, Rizal and Calintaan.

  • Oriental Mindoro - NIA MIMAROPA Engineering and Operations Division (EOD) Manager Lowell L. Lozano leads the Assessment of Inventory of Irrigation Systems for CY 2022, at the NIA Training Center, Bayanan II, Calapan City. The three-day activity aims to assess and update the inventory data of national, communal, private and other government agencies irrigation systems as of December 31, 2022. Moreover, this activity is vital in the overall Operation and Maintenance (O&M) performance of NIA MIMAROPA.

  • Marinduque - NIA MIMAROPA Regional Manager Ronilio M. Cervantes coordinated with Marinduque Provincial Administrator Vincent Michael Q. Velasco and staff, PENRO OIC Technical Services Division Chief Engr. Cynthia U. Lozano, and Buenavista Municipal Mayor Eduard L. Siena to discuss the implementation of Bagtingon Small Reservoir Irrigation Project (SRIP).

    With him are NIA MIMAROPA Regional Office and NIA Marinduque personnel. The team also conducted site inspection with the contractor for the implementation of irrigation facilities in Buenavista.

  • NIA MIMAROPA Acting Regional Manager Ronie Cervantes leads the Monthly Performance Review at the NIA Training Center, Bayanan II, Calapan City. The two-day activity aims to closely monitor the status of the physical and financial accomplishment of ongoing and carry-over projects and to ensure the unhampered delivery of services to all farmer-beneficiaries and other stakeholders of NIA. Moreover, this activity aims to help the agency in monitoring the progress of the irrigation development within the locality, which is a significant indicator of the overall performance of NIA MIMAROPA.