Irrigators' Association (IA)

IRRIGATORS ASSOCIATION IN REGION 5
 
BASIC INFORMATION (As of December 2017)
Date of confederation: February 20, 1998
Re-registration: June 4, 2015
Provincial Federations: 8
 
NATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF IRRIGATORS ASSOCIATIONS
VISION
"We are the leading self-reliant National Farmers organization committed to uplift the quality of life of the Filipino irrigation farmers/families nationwide."
MISSION
  • To be a model National Farmers Organization in achieving a sustainable irrigation operation.
  • To develop a coordinated support of all government institutions and non-government organizations to attain maximum food production.
  • To represent the interest of the irrigation farmers and work with policy making bodies for their support to attain agricultural development.
THRUSTS
  • Increased rice and corn production.
  • Improved marketing system.
  • Establishment of cooperatives.
  • Establishment of livelihood projects.
  • Sustainable operation and maintenance of irrigation systems.
  • Improved irrigation service fee collection.
  • Improved crop processing.
  • Continuous education and training.
  • IA radio program for regular information dissemination.
  • IA group insurance and mutual fund.
  • Socio-political and entrepreneurial linkages.