Dekada na ang Arta

The Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) celebrates its 10th year of implementation in June. As the ARTA lead implementer, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) enjoins all government agencies and the general public to join the fight against red tape and corruption.

Tigman-Hinagyanan-Inarihan River Irrigation System (THIRIS): Sustaining Lives, Empowering People

By Ed G. Yu

Built in the early 1980’s, THIRIS, formerly known as the Naga-Calabanga Irrigation Project under the then National Irrigation Administration Bicol River Basin Irrigation Development Project (NIA-BRBIDP) sought to address rural poverty in the four towns of Calabanga, Bombon, Magarao, Canaman, all in the province of Camarines Sur.

NIA in Bicolandia

By Ed G. Yu & Analene J. Escolano - Article

Mandated to provide timely and efficient irrigation service to farmers, the NIA in the Bicol region covers the six provinces of Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, and the island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.

NIA Bicol completes 77 projects, earns P56.7 millions in 2015

NAGA CITY  —   The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Bicol regional office has completed 77 projects representing a  74.24 percent physical accomplishment and collected P56.7 million in irrigation fees and other income in 2015. 

Director Vicente R. Vicmudo, NIA Bicol regional manager said the 77 completed irrigation projects are located in: Albay (25); Camarines Norte (7); Camarines Sur (17); Masbate (5); and Sorsogon (23).

NIA-Bicol completes 77 projects for rice sufficiency; earns PHP56.7M in 2015

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 8 (PNA) -- Amid challenges on how to improve and sustain the rice production program in Bicol, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has stepped up its irrigation projects to provide water systems to thousands of hectares of rice farms across the region.

The NIA said at least 77 irrigation facilities were built, repaired and maintained, according to Ed Yu, NIA regional spokesperson.


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