NIA7 DEVELOPS EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN FOR 4 BOHOL DAMS

August 08, 2022

TAGBILARAN CITY- The National Irrigation Administration Region 7 (NIA-7) conducted a Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Planning Workshop to develop the agency’s Emergency Action/Preparedness Plan for its Bohol dams.

NIA-7’s Bohol Integrated Irrigation System is composed of four (4) National Irrigation Systems namely: Capayas Irrigation System (Ubay), Malinao IS (Pilar), Talibon IS (Talibon), and Bayongan IS (San Miguel).

The drafting of the plan on August 2 to 3, 2022 at the Central Visayas Training Center, Tagbilaran City was guided by the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officers together with the Irrigators’ Association (IAs) who are beneficiaries of the said dams.

MUSHROOM PRODUCTION TRAINING FOR CALAPE FARMERS

August 05, 2022

The National Irrigation Administration-Region 7 (NIA-R7) facilitated an Oyster Mushroom Production Training for Bakinayao Farmers Irrigators’ Association in Calape, Bohol in collaboration with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Provincial Training Center of Tubigon (TESDA-PTC Tubigon).

This initiative is in line with NIA-7’s vision to improve the farmers’ quality of life by elevating their agricultural productivity and increasing farmers’ income.

TESDA-Tubigon headed by Center Administrator Maria Levy A. Yosoya, facilitated the 2 batches of Mushroom Production Trainings on June 16-17, 2022, and July 5-6, 2022 both held in Bentig Barangay Hall, Calape, Bohol.

NIA CEBU OFFICE AND ITS CONTRACTORS CONVENE FOR A MEETING

August 3, 2022

As part of its commitment in ensuring that all projects are completed and delivered before the end of the calendar year 2022, NIA Cebu Office under the leadership of Engr. Danilo M. Bugnos, Jr., Acting Division Manager of the Bohol-Cebu-Siquijor Irrigation Management Office (BCSIMO) calls for a NIA-LMC Contractor’s Coordination Meeting at the NIA Cebu Office Conference Room, today, August 3, 2022.

Engr. Bugnos presided over the meeting, together with Engr. Nelson M. Miralles, Assistant Head of Cebu Office, Engr. Gemini Rose M. Abuan, Head of Construction Unit, Staff of the Engineering Unit and Project-in-charges (PICs).

NIA-R7 HOSTS MIDYEAR ASSESSMENT OF CY 2022 CARP-IC PROJECTS

July 18, 2022

NIA Region 7 hosted the second batch of Midyear Assessment for CY 2022 Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Irrigation Component (CARP-IC) Projects on July 12-15, 2022 at the South Palms Resort, Panglao, Bohol.

This was participated by PMO Engineers, and NIA Regions 6, 8 to 13's Engineering Division Managers, CARP-IC Project Managers, and field implementers.

The assessment was officiated by CARP-IC Project Manager Engr. Delsy J. Revellame to assess the progress of each region’s project accomplishments and review proposed FY 2023 CARP Projects.

NIA-7 PLANTS OVER 4K SEEDLINGS IN CENTRAL VISAYAS

June 29, 2022

The National Irrigation Administration- Region 7 (NIA-R7) joins the nationwide NIA Synchronized Tree Planting Activity and transplanted a total of 4,073 seedlings varying from hardwood, bamboo, and fruit-bearing trees in several watersheds in the provinces of Bohol, Cebu, and Negros Oriental.

This nationwide tree-planting activity with the theme “Trees Water Life 2022” is in support of the Government’s National Greening Program (NGP) and serves as NIA's post-celebration affair for its 59th Founding Anniversary.

NIA-7 employees and Irrigators’ Associations’ (IAs) farmer-members worked together to preserve the watershed, mitigate the impact of climate change, and hopefully replace the fallen trees in areas battered by Typhoon Odette last December 2021.

NIA REGION 7 AWARDS 31 EMPLOYEES FOR THEIR LOYAL YEARS OF SERVICE

June 20, 2022

Employees who have served National Irrigation Administration (NIA) for 10 years and beyond were recognized in the Simultaneous NIA 59th Anniversary Celebration today at the NIA Region 7 Covered Court, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

5 from Bohol Integrated Irrigation System (BIIS), 7 from Bohol-Cebu-Siquijor- Irrigation Management Office (BCS-IMO) Bohol Office, 4 from BCS-IMO Cebu Office, 5 from Negros Oriental Satellite Office, and 10 from the Regional Office have received a plaque from NIA Region 7 in appreciation for their milestones in years of service.

NIA R7 Acting Regional Manager Engr. Reyne B. Ugay motivated the employees to perform at their highest productivity in his message during the half-day activity.