Lastly, with the combined effort of the NIA – TARZAM IMO,  Balog-balog Multi Purpose Project Phase II and the ever supportive key staff of the Regional Office, the Stakeholders Forum in the province of Tarlac was conducted in Westwood Farm Events and Accommodation, Barangay Care, Tarlac City.

The event was attended by not less than 100 farmer beneficiaries of TARZAM IMO and potential beneficiaries of the on-going BBMP Dam. Though, majority of the Tarlac politicians did not made it to... read more

In the western most part of Central Luzon, along the shore of the West Philippine Sea, the NIA Region 3 Stakeholders Forum was conducted in the Province of Zambales.

Just like the other forums conducted, the event was smoothly commenced for a job well done to all concerned NIA region 3 key officials assigned for the implementation of the Stakeholders Forum headed by the untiring beautiful Regional Manager, JOSEPHINE B. SALAZAR.

Five forums conducted in the period of two (2) months is not an easy task. Preparation and... read more

Like the forum conducted in the province of Pampanga, Bulacan Stakeholders’ forum was likewise attended by the Big Bosses of the NIA.

The event was conducted on February 15, 2018 after the day of Hearts and before the celebration of the Chinese New Year at the NIA Region 3 Covered Court and Farmers Training Center in Tambubong, San Rafael, Bulacan with nearly 400 participants comprises with farmers and guests from different government offices and representatives from local government units.

The forum was also attended... read more

A week after Aurora forum, the Stakeholders Forum in the Province of Pampanga was conducted in Kingsborough International Convention Center in the City of San Fernando. That was on February 9, 2018.

A very challenging event due to the presence of the NIA top Management came along the way from the Central Office headed by the incorruptible Administrator and former Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Gen. Ricardo R. Visaya (Ret.). With him is the Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance of NIA, MGen... read more

A week after the Stakeholders’ Forum in Bataan, NIA Region 3 conducted the same in AMCO Hotel and Beach Resort in the municipality of Baler, province of Aurora on February 9, 2018.

The forum was commenced with the prayer led by the Municipal Parish priest, Rev. Fr. Andres A. Lumasac. While welcoming was made by the Baler Municipal Mayor, Hon. Nelianta C. Bihasa.

Also attending were Hon. Joana Wilma C. Salamanca, Mayor of Dipaculao, the Battalion Commander of the 91st Infantry Bn., Lt. Col. Jose Mari F. Torrenueva II and... read more

In the province of Bataan, the forum was conducted on January 25, 2018 at Las Marianas Restaurant in the Municipality of Bataan. The forum was attended by the Honorable Mayor Liberato P. Santiago Jr. of Abucay who gave his warm welcome to Guests and participants. The mayor of the Municipality of Samal, Hon. Generosa M. delaFuente was also present at the event. Likewise, the Honorable House of Representatives of the Province graced the forum,Hon. Geraldine B. Roman of the 1st District and Hon. Jose Enrique S. Garcia III of the 2nd... read more


After years of waiting, finally, the NIA Region 3 Farmers Training Center turned into reality when its construction and furnishing was completed before the end of the year 2017. The management made sure that the building be of use in the coming year of the Dog, 2018.

The maiden user of the establishment is the Public Affairs and Information Staff (PAIS) conducting its National Review and Planning Workshop for the Public Relations Officers of NIA nationwide. It was a three (3) day Seminar,... read more

To welcome the year of 2018, NIA employees and officials nationwide simultaneously spin a whirligig or much known as Pinwheel. A new way of saying hello to the first working hour of the year.

The symbolic meaning of a pinwheel is “to turn one’s luck around?” Chinese culture believes the pinwheel is an instrument to turn obstacles into opportunities, thus it has a close relationship to NIA’s adopted new theme “Transforming Challenges into Infinite Opportunities.

The nationwide activity was conducted after the flag... read more

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