NIA IV-A sets stronger commitment to kickstart 2023

Monday, January 9, 2023 - 11:30

The National Irrigation Administration Region IV-A joins all NIA offices nationwide in expressing its gratitude towards the Agency, Filipino farmers, and nation thru the annual Ushering activity with this year’s theme “NIA Para Sa Progresibong Pilipinas”.

Regional Manager Wilson Lopez highlights the importance of innovation and modernization efforts of the Agency in providing efficient and effective irrigation systems to Filipino farmers and Agriculture sector. He emphasizes that the Agency will continue to be of service for the general welfare of farmers.

“Indeed, it is a grateful day para sa ating lahat. Ang dami mga challenges na maaari natin ma-encounter this year pero dapat hindi nawawala yung pagiging grateful sa atin. Huwag natin sasayangin yung mga opportunities na ibinibigay sa atin ng ating Ahensiya para mas maging epektibo tayong public servant”, he added.

The “NIA Para sa Progresibong Pilipinas” is the Agency’s way to promote its relevance in nation-building thru realization of its objectives. The activity is also a form of acknowledging the greater things and opportunities that the Agency has contributed to its workforce, farmers, agriculture, and country’s economy.

Administrative and Finance Division Manager Ms Reynaria Tapia appeals to all the NIA IV-A officials and employees to always put the best effort in providing excellent service to the Agency’s stakeholders. “Nararapat lang na ang isukli natin bilang pasasalamat sa ating Ahensiya ay yung magandang serbisyo natin para sa ating magsasaka”, she added.

Engineering and Operations Division Manager Engr. Erwin Lucela identifies the Agency as a ‘blessing’ not only to its employees but more importantly to agriculture sector. “Lagi natin tandan na yung blessing na natatanggap natin tulad nung mga sweldo, experiences, recognition ay dapat na ibinabalik natin sa ating mga magsasaka sa pamamagitan ng tinatawag na quality service.”, he said.

The NIA Ushering 2023 features Gratitude Wall dubbed as “Agyamanak Iti Padanum” which means “Thank You, Irrigation”. This wall symbolizes unity and gratitude to the Agency as it transforms the lives of the Filipino people.

Said activity is an annual major event of the Agency to kickstart the year with the spirit of camaraderie.

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Mr. Tibayan is the New Pres. of SPIS Federation in Cavite

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 10:30

NIA Cavite-Batangas IMO IDP personnel conducts Federation meeting among the Irrigators’ Association (IA) Presidents of Solar Pump Irrigation System (SPIS) in the province of Cavite.

The meeting includes the proper election of SPIS federation officers wherein the nominated President is Mr. Joselito Tibayan of the Palangue Agrarian Reform Cooperative (PARC) in Naic, Cavite.

On the other hand, he shared his knowledge and experiences about securing an agreement of Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) between government agencies and even private agency.

Other topics inluding operations and maintenance, List of planted and irrigated area (LIPA) and insights on how to be a productive farmer were discussed. 

NIA QIMO promotes AWD technology

Monday, November 28, 2022 - 10:30

NIA Quezon IMO conducted Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD) Training Workshop in partnership with Philrice in Lucena City. It was participated by Intitutional Development Unit, Operations Staff, and Regional Office Staff.

They also conducted actual application of the usage of observation well in the field. The goal of the training workshop is to provide a learning structure for farmers to use AWD technology to increase their productivity.

Alternative wetting and drying (AWD) is a low-cost invention that gives farmers the ability to respond to situations where there is a lack of water (such as drought), boosts overall farm production efficiency, and reduces greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

NIA LRIMO conducts awareness in Reproductive Health

Friday, November 25, 2022 - 10:45

NIA Laguna Rizal IMO conducts Seminar on Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness facilitated by NIA Region IV-A Sr. Industrial Nurse Ms. Therese May M. dela Cruz.

Said seminar is an educational approach which is both relevant and sensitive to many communities. Furthermore, this aims to explain the concept and components of gender in reproductive health and to clarify the perceptions of sexual ansd reproductive health issues.

Rice Forum Planning in promoting Rice food sufficiency

Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 10:45

NIA Laguna Rizal IMO personnel attended the Rice Forum Planning Meeting held at UPLB Main Library, Los Baños, Laguna with the objective of preparing various Cooperatives and Irrigators' Associations in promoting rice food sufficiency in the province of Laguna.

The said forum was hosted by the Institute of Cooperative and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED) and Cooperative Union of Laguna (CUL).