NIA pursued the implementation of 38 irrigation projects: 8 foreign-assisted, 27 locally-funded (including continuing activities and carry-over projects) and three inter- agency projects. Seven are located in Luzon, seven in Visayas, five in Mindanao and nineteen with sub projects in selected provinces nationwide.
Other activities for the year are the repair, rehabilitation and restoration of areas of national and communal systems, organization and development of irrigators’ associations and feasibility studies and packaging of potential projects.
As of December 31, 2010, the agency accomplished 51% of the targeted area of 12,989 ha for generation or 6,603 ha and 79% of 248,565 ha for rehabilitation or 196,075 ha and 77% of 66,862 ha fo r restoration or 51,329 ha.
|Source Institution||National Irrigation Administration|
|Place of Publication||Quezon City|
|Original Publication Date||February 28, 2011|