CMP, NIA sign MOA with Irrigators
Governor Carlos M. Padilla, Engr. Roland Apaga of the National Irrigation Agency (NIA), and representatives of the different irrigator’s association of the province signed on January 12 the Memorandum of Agreement for the implementation of projects of the irrigators at the Governor’s Office.
The Department of Agriculture has set-up a first of its kind in the irrigation development, the “Balikatan Sagip Patubig” Program (BSPP), involving irrigator’s associations, local government units and the national government (through the DA) cost sharing. BSPP has some P100 million for the rehabilitation and development of communal irrigation systems.
Eight (8) Communal Irrigation Systems in the province are benefitted in the program, namely: Limmansangan CIS, Paitan CIS, Lower Calitlitan CIS, Lower Sisi CIS, Tucanon CIS, Tucanon SWIS, Allay Nangcapalan CIS, and the Paoac Barobbob CIS. #bg