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The Kauswagan San Vicente Farmers’ Irrigators Association (KASAVIFIA) owner of the Communal Irrigation System (CIS) project in Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur was awarded last June 25, 2013 in NIA Central Office, Quezon City as 2nd runner up for Most Outstanding Irrigators Association nationwide. The association was evaluated for the year 2012’s performance among 55 CARPER – NIA assisted IAs and 100 plus existing IAs nationwide.
The CIS project owned by KASAVIFIA was undertaken under the DAR–ARISP 2 (Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project Phase 2). The project costs P 8.6 Million pesos which was funded by the Japan Bank of International Cooperation and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) implemented the said project.
The CIS helps the KASAVIFIA in producing “palay” and improving agricultural productivity to ease the lives of the rural folks generating a total asset of P4.8 Millionas of2012.
“Indeed DAR – NIA – LBP assisted - KASAVIFIA contributes towards food sufficiency in this 2013 National Year of Rice!” remarks DAR – IX RD Julita Ragandang, DAR OIC - PARO II Arturo N. Soria, BDCD Chief Engr. Josephine G. Sisican and Tambulig MARO Allan Apao.

Region IX News

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August 10, 2017 54

Zamboanga farmers boost rice, rubber production with DAR,…

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), through the support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), recently launched two of its provincial projects under the Project ConVERGE (Convergence on Value Chain Enhancement for Rural Growth… Read More..
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Jul 19, 2017 70

33 farm owners graduate from farm business school training

A total of 33 farmers from Panacio, Antonino, Situbo and Tuburan Agrarian Reform Community (PANCITU ARC) recently graduated from the Farm Business School (FBS) training conducted in Sergio Osmena, Zamboanga del Norte.Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer… Read More..
Sep 09, 2016 464

Siocon town gets P331.8-M infrastructure projects

THE National Government has poured in P331.8 million worth of infrastructure projects providing a boost to the economic development in the municipality of Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte.Mayor Julius Lobrigas of Siocon municipality said the projects included… Read More..
Aug 30, 2016 476

DAR 9 urges ARBs to join agrarian reform cooperatives

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) regional office 9 has urged Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARB) to join agrarian reform cooperative so that they can benefit more. Read More..

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