NIA Region V, through the Institutional Development Section headed by IDS Chief Marilou O. Oatemar, conducted the EPAHP Value Added Skills Seminar Workshop, participated by the IDOs, and selected IAs across Bicol Region at the Farmer’s Training Center, NIA R5 compound, on April 27, 2022.
CRS Officer JO2 Karen Kaye Acal-Elnar of BJMP Camarines Norte facilitated the clay art workshop from which participants learned how to create chibi dolls and various accessories.
NIA ACIMO IDS Chief Ms. Bernardita P. Balingasa has conducted initial consultation with Ms. Marvie Pedro, Center Head of DSWD Haven Center for Children and Girls, Nasisi, Ligao City for a possible EPAHP partnership. EPAHP is a Convergence Program, which aims to help mitigate hunger, ensure food and nutrition security, and reduce poverty in urban and rural communities, including marginalized communities.
NIA V Acting Regional Manager Lauro E. Ballesteros, accompanied by Acting EOD Manager Diogemma C. Rodriguez, CSIMO Acting Manager Luis C. Bragais, RIIS Head Seema S. Gonzaga, Planning and Design Acting Head, June Ivy C. Mendez, and other NIA RV personnel conducted an inspection of irrigation structures of Rinconada Integrated Irrigation System under CamSur-IMO which aims to assess the necessary improvements needed to further enhance the water delivery services in the region.