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NIA and DA conduct inspection on Ubay Demo Farm joint project

February 20, 2024

The National Irrigation Administration - Regional Office VII (NIAR7), together with the Department of Agriculture (DA) Field Office VII, conducted a joint inspection of the completed Demo Farm project located at Ubay Stock Farm, Ubay, Bohol, on February 6, 2024.

NIA Region 7 was responsible for the project's construction, completing Phase 1 works, which included land development/leveling and the construction of surface roads. The Department of Agriculture (DA) will handle the remaining phases of the project.

This project will serve as the DA's Demo Farm for rice. The project site is equipped with irrigation canals from the Ubay Stockfarm Small Irrigation Project, ensuring a consistent water supply for the Demo Farm throughout the year.

Plotting Progress: NIA Engineers from Regions V-XIII enhance skills in Survey and Mapping in Central Visayas!

November 20, 2023

Geodetic Engineers and other Survey personnel from the Central Office and Regions 5 to 13 convened for a weeklong workshop on Survey and Mapping for Project Preparation at NIA 7 Central Visayas Training Center, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

The training aimed to enhance the skills and knowledge of the participants in conducting survey and mapping activities for Feasibility Studies and Detailed Engineering crucial for effective project preparation.

The focus was on equipping them with the latest tools and methodologies in the field, ensuring that they are well-prepared to contribute to the success of upcoming projects.

BUILDING STRONGER TRAINERS FOR DEVOLUTION SUCCESS

November 8, 2023

The Institutional Development Officers (IDOs) of NIA Region 7 undergo a Training of Trainers on Operations and Maintenance (O & M) of Communal Irrigation Systems (CIS) and Institutional Development Processes on November 6-10, 2023 at Central Visayas Training Center, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

This program is marked a crucial preparatory step for NIA's devolution of the Communal Irrigation Systems (CIS) to Local Government Units (LGUs), as mandated in the Executive Order 138 s.2021.

The Training of Trainers program was designed to equip the Irrigators Development Officers of the agency with the knowledge and skills needed to train others in LGUs, ensuring a smooth transition and the efficient management of communal irrigation systems.

NIA7 Turns Over P11.6M Irrigation Projects to Boost Farming in Sevilla, Bohol

October 19, 2023

The National Irrigation Administration Region VII (NIA RVII) officially handed over three irrigation projects with a combined investment of P11.6 million, to farmers in Sevilla, Bohol on September 28, 2023, at Barangay Calinginan Sur.

These irrigation projects are set to revolutionize farming practices and support the livelihoods of 54 farmer beneficiaries watering a total of 24 hectares across three barangays: Bayawahan, Magsaysay, and Kanlakaw, all within the thriving Municipality of Sevilla, Bohol.

Key Features of the Irrigation Projects:

KADIWA SA NIA LAUNCHED IN BOHOL!

October 18, 2023

Products of the farmers from all over Bohol such as fresh vegetables, root crops, different varieties of rice, tilapia and more, are showcased today in the Grand Launching of KADIWA sa NIA in Dao, Tagbilaran City, today.

The event which will open until Friday, is a step of NIA Region VII led by Regional Manager Engr. Rory F. Avance in supporting local farmers and their livelihood.

Simultaneous KADIWA sa NIA is also being held today at the towns of Pilar, Talibon and Ubay, where fresh agricultural products are being sold at a lower price.

NIA RVII JOINS THE TIDE FOR A CLEANER SEASIDE

September 22, 2023

32 employees of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Region VII manifested in cleaning the coast of the KofC Drive in Poblacion II, Tagbilaran City, Bohol on September 20, 2023.

This is pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation No. 470 series of 2003 declaring the 3rd Sunday of September of each year as the International Coastal Clean-up (ICC) Day.

NIA Region 7, headed by Regional Manager Engr. Rory F. Avance, participates in the annual ICC Day in support to maintaining ecosystem health, safeguarding human well-being, and promoting environmental awareness and community engagement.

This year is the 38th celebration of the International Coastal Clean-up (ICC) Day.

NIA RVII WELCOMES NEW IMO MANAGER

July 04, 2023

NIA Region VII turned over the stewardship for Bohol-Cebu-Siquijor Irrigation Management Office (BCS-IMO) to new IMO Manager, Engr. Maritez I. Soria, today, July 3 at the NIA R7 Compound, Dao, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

In a turnover ceremony presided by NIA R7 Regional Manager Engr. Reyne B. Ugay, Engr. Danilo M. Bugnos Jr. passed on the baton of leadership after serving as Acting BCSIMO Manager for a year.

TANOM NI NIA, KITA NI MAG-UUMA

July 01, 2023

Muabot sa 1,946 ka mga kahoy ang natanom sa mga kawani sa NIA Region 7 sa gipahigayong NIA Nationwide simultaneous Tree Planting Activity adlawng Byernes, Hunyo 30, nga may temang “Tao, Agrikultura at Kalikasan Para sa Progresibong Kaunlaran”.

Kini parte sa kasaulugan sa ika-60 nga anibersaryo sa National Irrigation Administration (NIA) niadtong ika-22 sa Hunyo tuig 2023 nga sibo sa National Greening Program sa NIA (E.O. no.23 s.2011, E.O. no.193 s.2016) ug sa Watershed Rehabilitation and Protection Program sa NIA Region 7 nga gisugdan niaging tuig.

Tumong sa maong programa nga mapadaghan ang kahoy sa mga sabakan sa tubig o watersheds aron panalipod sa pagkankan sa yuta padung sa dam nga maoy hinungdan sa posibleng pagmenus sa tubig nga masawd niini.

NIA REGION 7 EXPLORES MORE INTER-AGENCY CONVERGENCE TO SPEED UP DELIVERY OF SERVICES FOR FARMERS

May 2, 2023

Earlier today, NIA Region 7 Regional Manager Engr. Reyne B. Ugay initiated a series of meetings with DOLE, DPWH, and DSWD to personally discuss what and how the farmers and the Irrigators’ Associations of Central Visayas can avail the programs and services offered by the said agencies.

RM Ugay together with Operations Acting Section Chief Engr. Maria Donesa Autida and Administrative Services Chief Ms. Elvira Alvarado discussed possible convergence to synchronize interventions of agencies and speed-up delivery of services and resources to the farmers.