Category: Agriculture


Local farmers harvest lettuce from a “heart-shaped farm” in Asin, Tuba, Benguet. Farmers are developing most of their lots to be part of the farm tourism destinations in the province of Benguet. RMC PIA-CAR


Hand out photo of the vegetable plantations in upland Licuan-Baay town in Abra. Artemio Dumlao/ABN

La Trinidad Farmer

Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas appealed to local chief executives and other officials in the municipalities to allow their farmers to continue to tend to their farms despite the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine due to the COVID-19 threat. RMC PIA-CAR

NIA-CAR completes 121 irrigation projects, generated 3,834 jobs in CY 2019

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet- A total of 121 irrigation projects was completed and it generated 3,834 jobs in CY 2019, the National Irrigation Administration-Cordillera (NIA-CAR) reported on Friday (Jan.24). The projects are in line with agency’s mission to improve farmers’ quality of life and contribute to the inclusive growth of the region and to the country […]

Irrigation Project

Marimay Small Reservoir Irrigation Project (SRIP) main canal undergoes concreting. More than 300 farmers benefit from the project which is programmed to irrigate 1,178 hectares of rainfed areas in four barangays of Flora, Apayao.   NIA-CAR/ABN

Irrigation Service Area

These corn areas in Alfonso Lista, Ifugao will form part of the service area of the ongoing Alfonso Lista Pump Irrigation Project (ALPIP), one of the multi-year major projects of National Irrigation Administration-Cordillera (NIA-CAR). The ALPIP aims to provide sustainable agricultural development by providing substantial and timely water supply for irrigation in agriculture lands in […]

Irrigation Project

A total of 171 irrigation projects were completed in the Cordillera region in 2018, the National Irrigation Authority (NIA)-Cordillera reported on Thursday, February 7. Benito Espique Jr., regional manager of NIA-Cordillera, said the completed irrigation projects which generated more than five thousand jobs will benefit some 7,242 farmers in the region. Espique said Kalinga topped […]

Planting rice

After the devastation of typhoon in North Luzon that wrought damages to agriculture, these farmers start planting rice in the fields at Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya.

Bigas na nasamsam ng Customs, ipamahagi na sa taumbayan

Muling nanawagan si Sen. Nancy Binay sa Bureau of Customs na ibigay na sa Department of Social Welfare and Development at iba pang ahensiya ang nasabat na P200 milyon halaga ng smuggled na bigas upang makatulong sa mamamayan sa kabila ng pagtaas ng presyo ng mga bilihin.

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