NIA-Regional Irrigation Office IX Acting Regional Manager Engr. Salome N. Layasan, EOD Manager Engr. Maritez I. Soria, AFD Manager Albine Dave V. Jubilado, and SIDO Rosie Lyn R. Bayawa lead the EPAHP Region IX Marketing Agreement Mass Signing held at Function Hall, NIA Building, Labangan, ZDS today, February 24, 2022. In full support (via online teleconferencing) were the NIA Administrator Gen Ricardo R Visaya (Ret) and Institutional Development Division Manager Leo L. Gallego from the NIA Central Office. Field Office Managers and IDS Heads were also present to support their respective Irrigators Association.
EPAHP is a government’s initiative to mitigate hunger and ensure food and nutrition security. The program objectives can be achieved by assisting the different Irrigators Associations in establishing linkages with the potential partners to market their farm produce.
In this year’s EPAHP implementation, NIA Region IX was able to link seven (7) Relevant Interested Parties (RIPs) as partner agencies tied up with eleven (11) Irrigators Associations, to wit: