Dumalinao, ZDS – The Institutional Development Unit of Zamboanga del Sur IMO headed by Ms. Ann Maligro successfully organized Baloboan Sector on January 23, 2021. This sector will serve as an extension of Balocan IA, Inc and will consequently take-over the future irrigation system in Brgy Baloboan, Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur.
This proposed project named Canunan-Balongating CIS Extension has a total project cost of Php 10M under Triple – E IS (Expansion and Extension of Existing Irrigation System) CY 2021 fund source. Through this project, an additional 40 hectares of newly generated area will supplement the existing 317-hectare Canunan-Balongating CIS, therefore benefitting more farmer beneficiaries in the area.
The meeting was attended by officers and Board of Trustees (BOTs) of BaloCan IA, Inc, Punong Barangay Hon. Jonie Leyson together with his councilor, the Municipal Agriculturist, land owners, and future water users. It was a successful organizational meeting as the officers and members of the IA, as well as future end-users of the system vouch to give their full support for the implementation of the project, and even extended their heartfelt gratitude to NIA for the continuous service despite the hurdles brought about by the pandemic.