Participants in the IWRMP Training/Workshop.

April Pearl Q. Naguita - July 27, 2023 

Thirty personnel of the Planning and Design and other technical staff of NIA Region XI attend a three-day Training/Workshop on the IMPLEMENTATION OF THE IRRIGATION WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN (IWRMP) of Mal River Irrigation System (RIS) and Padada RIS, on July 25-27, 2023 at the Mindanao Training Center, NIA Region XI, Bolton Street, Davao City.

New Breath of Life: Newly Rehabilitated Padada RIS Main Dam Inaugurated by NIA Acting Administrator Guillen

NIA Administrator Engr. Eduardo Eddie G. Guillen led the ribbon cutting for the inauguration of the Newly Rehabilitated Padada RIS Main Dam together with the following, from left to right: Acting Mayor of Hagonoy Hon. Jesus Jay S. Dureza; Congressman Hon. John Tracy F. Cagas; Padada River Irrigation System Federation of Irrigators Association, Inc. President Alan M. Abillon; Regional Manager Jimmy L. Apostol; Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance Sector Ralph Lauren A. Du; and Division Manager of Davao Del Sur IMO Engr. Dexter F. Tinapay.


Awarding of certificate of recognition to outstanding Irrigators Associations (IAs) of Region XI under the National and
Communal Irrigation Systems herein represented by the IA Presidents of the respective association.

Lee Ryan Ember G. Datuin - Acting IDO
March 9, 2023

“When the intention is supported by effort, success follows.”
Robert Cheeke, Motivational Speaker


NIA XI Top Management unveils the NIA XI Gratitude Wall as one of highlights during the office’s Ushering 2023 program. From left to right is Legal Office IV Att. Reimann Delos Santos, Davao de Oro IMO Division Manager Rona B.Presto, Admin and Finance Division Manager Joel R. Soriano, Regional Manager Jimmy L. Apostol, Engineering and Operations Division Manager Felizardo A. Go, State Auditor III Geraldine Y. Cagadas, Davao del Sur Division Manager Dexter F. Tinapay, and Davao del Norte IMO Division Manager Larry C. Franada.


NIA XI Employees await for the processional as part of the Ushering 2023 program.

April Pearl Q. Naguita - PRO A January 10, 2023

January 9, 2023 | Davao City. With this year's theme NIA Para sa Progresibong Pilipinas, the whole NIA Regional Office XI kicked off the year through a ceremonial ushering program, a simultaneous activity of all NIA offices region and nationwide.

Voices heard for the IA Leaders in Region XI

RCIA XI President Francis Gerard Bernardino reads the resolution summarizing the issues and concerns raised by the IA Presidents.

By: Shierly Rose L. Distor, Davao del Norte IMO

NIA Region XI – With its continued support to the farmers through the Irrigators Associations, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Region XI successfully held the 11th NIA-IA Forum on August 30, 2022, at Davao del Norte Gym, Tagum City, Davao del Norte, with a theme, “Kaseguruhan sa Pagkain ng Sambayanan, Bayang Nagkakaisa ang Sandigan”.

Davao del Sur IMO Adopts Concrete Canvas; The First in NIA Region XI

The before and after installation of concrete canvass along Mal RIS Lateral B Special. The before photo was taken on May 17, 2022, and the completed installation was taken on May 27, 2022.

by: Glenn D. Luardo & Julius Caesar G. Leonardo    August 1 2022

The Davao del Sur Irrigation Management Office (IMO) adopts the Concrete Canvas (CC) – an innovation that allows faster installation than conventional concrete linings on irrigation canals.


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