KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya (PIA) - - The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has completed a P5 million Communal Irrigation System (CIS) to boost agricultural production of Kasibu farmers.
The project, implemented under the NIA's CIS Extension Project was recently turned-over by the Irrigation Management Office (IMO) to the Kinalo Logpan Irrigators Association (KLIA).
KLIA President Vic Peñaranda thanked the NIA for making their dream into reality with the CIS project.
“We are grateful for this project, rest assured that we will take care of it for the benefit of our fellow farmers,” he said.
He said the newly - rehabilitated irrigation system is expected to irrigate additional 22 hectares of farmlands, making its service area into 46.4 hectares.
The recent project turn-over was attended by Kasibu Mayor Romeo Tayaban, KLIA officers and members, NIA officials Municipal Agriculture Office (MAGRO) personnel and its project contractor. (MDCT/BME/PIA Nueva Vizcaya)