NIA XI PROCEEDS WITH REHABILITATION AND PROTECTION OF WATER RESOURCES SUPPORTING IRRIGATION SYSTEMS

January 12, 2022

NIA Region XI sealed two contracts right before 2021 drew to a close. Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) Secretariat facilitated the contract signing for the FORMULATION OF IRRIGATION WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN (IWRMP), one for Padada RIS in Hagonoy and Digos, Davao del Sur, and for Mal RIS in Hagonoy and Kiblawan, Davao del Sur, on December 9, 2021 at the MTC, NIA XI, Bolton Street, Davao City.  

Upper New Cortez Small Irrigation Project (SIP) Completed and Turned Over Ahead of Schedule

November 27, 2021

New Cortez, New Corella - The Matin-ao New Cortez Farmer Irrigators Association (MANECOFIA), Inc. received the newly completed Upper New Cortez SIP in a ceremonial turnover on November 18, 2021.

Now a functioning system, it will serve an additional 28 hectares of service area in New Cortez, New Corella, Davao del Norte which is a source of livelihood to 58 farmers.  

DAVAO ORIENTAL IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT OFFICE (IMO) PUTS UP ANOTHER SOLAR-POWERED PUMP IRRIGATION PROJECT

by April Pearl Naguita    August 24, 2021

In line with developing more areas for irrigation, another solar-powered pump irrigation project, the Bitaogan River- Maputi Small Irrigation Project (SIP), is now in its implementation stage under the Davao Oriental IMO.

The project has a potential service area of 60 hectares which will benefit 48 farmers mostly devoted to rice and some will venture into diversified cropping.

THE SPIRIT OF GIVING CONTINUES

 

The Davao City Local Government Unit issued EO 31 on May 24, 2021 which restricts government activities including holding of community pantries. The NIAEASP quickly responded, following the EO's effectivity on May 26, 2021, by turning over to the Barangay LGU the goods that were gathered for the community pantry, thus the Office of the Punong Barangay would distribute the packs house to house.

The community pantry was originally plotted for 5 days from May 24 to 28, 2021, where each NIA XI Region Chapters would sponsor a day based on the following schedule:

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