After years of pending construction due to scarcity of fund allocation, finally on November 30, 2017, the NIA Region 3 Farmers Training Center was completed. The 15-bedroom building was completed with complete amenities. It is likewise fully furnished and now is ready for use.

The Farmers Training Center was inaugurated on December 21, 2017 which was graced by the presence of the NIA Administrator GEN RICARDO R VISAYA (Ret) and Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance MAJGEN ROMEO G GAN... read more

The Philippines through the National Irrigation Administration as a forefront of this remarkable event hosted the conduct of the 14th International Network for Water and Ecosystem in Paddy Fields (INWEPF) Symposium and Steering Committee Meeting at the Quest Hotel, Clark Economic Zone, Angeles City on November 20 – 25, 2017, with its theme: “Strengthening Global Partnership for Sustainable and Climate-Resilient Irrigation and Drainage Systems in Paddy Fields” was participated by 14 Asian... read more

With the theme “If you are strong enough to say GOODBYE, life will reward you with sweet HELLO”, another milestone and historical event happened in NIA Region 3 and for the entire NIA Family, the reshuffle of selected Section Chiefs and Satellite Heads of the Region.

The date of November 02, 2017 might be the date to remember for those who were given reassignments in compliance to the instruction of the new NIA Management. Though some were assigned away from... read more

As a traditional activity of NIA Region 3, the once a year Operation: Canal Maintenance Visitation was conducted by the key personnel in the region. The objective of the activity is to find out which system/IMO is complying for the cleanliness and maintenance of the irrigation canals and its appurtenant facilities. Though it turned out to be a competition, the activity became a challenge to all field personnel concerned.

The visitation focus not only in the competition, but it is also one way... read more

Team building is a collective term for various types of activities used to enhance social relations and define roles within teams, often involving collaborative tasks. It is distinct from team training, which is designed to improve the efficiency, rather than interpersonal relations.Of all organizational activities, one study found team-development to have the strongest effect (versus financial measures) for improving organizational performance.

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Around sixty-five (65) participants coming from different provinces in NIA Region 3 attended the Gender and Development (GAD) Seminar which was conducted last August 23-25, 2017 at the Pina Colina Hotel, Tagaytay City and facilitated by Ms. Lorenza A. Umali, Gender and Development Specialist and a former Deputy Director of the Philippine Commission of Women (PCW). It was a three-day seminar which focused on issues related to the forms and definition of Violence Against Women and their... read more

NIA Administrator, General Ricardo R. Visaya (Ret.) inspected the on-going construction of the Angat Afterbay Regulator (Bustos Dam) located in Barangay Tibagan, Bustos, Bulacan on June 7, 2017.

The AARD is the largest Rubber dam in the Philippines, which is now under rehabilitation. The scheme of work is consisted with the repair of dam: replacement the rubber gates, which turned brittle due to the test of time; improvement of the downstream apron, training walls and gates and repair and improvement of Main Canals, Laterals and... read more

San Fernando, Pampanga. The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Regional Office 3 with office address at Tambubong, San Rafael, Bulacan conducted the Joint NIA-IA Congress at Bren Z. Guiao Gymnasium, City of San Fernando, Pampanga bears the theme “NIA at MagsasakaMagkatuwangsaSerbisyoTungosaPagbabago”. The occassion took place 5 of April 2017.

Said event was attended by close to 800 farmers coming from the provinces of Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Zambales... read more

Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.

  • Bo Bennett

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way

  • John C. Maxwell

Facilitated by the Regional IDS Staff, attended by the Provincial President and Vice President of the seven (7) provinces and witnessed by the respective IMO IDS Staff, new set of leaders for RCIA BOT for CY 2017-2021 was elected last February 22, 2017 at Farmers Training... read more

It is the day of lovers. Hearts day as many say, but it is a very important day for the NIA Region 3 Multipurpose Cooperative because it is the day of its birth. The cooperative celebrating 29 years of service to its members. Nearly 300 NIA employees/members attended the celebration in a green shirt provided by the cooperative. Fifty (50) packs of assorted groceries were given away in between the parts of the program.

The celebration has been even more colorful and historical for the Special Guest... read more

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