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NIA inaugurates 22M Villa Paz Communal Irrigation Project in El Nido

CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro (PIA) - The National Irrigation Administration inaugurated recently the P22-million Villa Paz Communal Irrigation Project (Phase I and Phase II)  in El Nido, Palawan.

This project is under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Irrigation Component (CARP-IC).

The said project is composed of construction of diversion dam and canal structures which now benefit 38 farmer beneficiaries and will irrigate 40 hectares of farmland in Barangay Villa Paz.

With the support of NIA-MIMAROPA Regional Manager William P. Ragodon, the inauguration was conducted together with Engineering and Operations Division Manager Lowell L. Lozano, Administrative and Finance Division Manager Kirsty Caroline M. Hernandez-Aceron, MOMARO IMO Division Manager Gerardo R. Perez and Palawan IMO Division Manager Conrado V. Cardenas Jr.

In his acceptance message, Mr. Florencio Tangulob, President of Zap Alliv Irrigators Association (IA) expressed his gratitude to NIA and commits to manage the IA and operate/maintain the irrigation project properly. (NIA MIMAROPA)

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Ace Sapit is an information officer and multimedia artist whose practices ranges from art direction, video editing and social media handling of the Philippine Information Agency Mimaropa's social media accounts.

Before he started entering government office, Ace got a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Communication from Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila.


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