Incoming DA chief firm on President-elect Duterte's promise of free irrigation water for farmers

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Incoming DA chief firm on President-elect Duterte's promise of free irrigation water for farmers 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, June 17 (PNA) — Incoming Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol is determined to provide free irrigation water to farmers nationwide as promised by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte despite earlier statement of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) that this would adversely affect the operations of the agency.

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NIA sets closure of 5 irrigation systems in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on NIA sets closure of 5 irrigation systems in South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Feb. 15 — The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) will close down anew in the next three months five major irrigation systems in parts of South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat provinces to facilitate their repair and rehabilitation.

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NIA: El Niño to affect vast hectares of agricultural lands in AuroraBy: Jason de Asis

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on NIA: El Niño to affect vast hectares of agricultural lands in AuroraBy: Jason de Asis 

SAN LUIS, Aurora, Sept. 28 — Some 1,241 hectares of agricultural lands in this province are in danger of being severely affected by the El Niño phenomenon, according to the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) satellite office here.

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Capitol, NIA turn over P13M worth of irrigation facilities to rice farmers in southern Negros

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Capitol, NIA turn over P13M worth of irrigation facilities to rice farmers in southern Negros 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 7 — Rice farmers in Barangay Buenavista, Himamaylan City in Negros Occidental recently received P13 million worth of irrigation facilities from the Negros Occidental provincial government and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA).

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Cotabato City under state of calamity due to "El Nino"

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cotabato City under state of calamity due to "El Nino" 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY, April 16 (PNA) — The Cotabato City government has placed 19 of the city's 37 villages under state of calamity after hundreds of rice and corn fields were damaged due to the long dry spell.

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Pangilinan assures support for cloud seeding in Bohol

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pangilinan assures support for cloud seeding in Bohol 

TAGBILARAN CITY, April 8 — Secretary Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan vowed to pitch support for Bohol’s quest for cloud seeding in the hinterlands of Bohol where the big dams are drying up.

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Cops say bomb attack on NIA-12 office in North Cotabato a harassment

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cops say bomb attack on NIA-12 office in North Cotabato a harassment 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato, April 9 (PNA) — Police authorities believed the Wednesday dawn bomb attack against the regional office of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA-12) in Barangay Villarica here was a form of harassment.

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NIA says Bicol ready to meet dry season with efficient irrigation systems

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on NIA says Bicol ready to meet dry season with efficient irrigation systems 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, March 4 (PNA) – The regional office for Bicol of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said most of the region’s rice farms are now ready to meet the coming dry season this year with the good number of working irrigation systems put in place over the past four years.

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Maguindanao NIA exec, son survive shooting

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Maguindanao NIA exec, son survive shooting 

By Noel Y. Punzalan

COTABATO CITY, Feb. 6 (PNA) — Unidentified gunmen shot and wounded the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Maguindanao office acting chief and his son who was driving his vehicle on Friday evening here, police said.

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DA complements NIA to irrigate farmlands during summer months

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA complements NIA to irrigate farmlands during summer months 

MANILA, Feb. 2 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Monday said that it is helping the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) in the development of Small Scale Irrigation Programs in preparation for the coming summer months.

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