NIA Region 9 Manager Salome Naragas Layasan meets NIA Region 10 Manager Leonila Tenestrante at NIA -10 Regional Office, Cagayan de Oro City on Sept. 29-30, 2022 to discuss matters pertaining the Dawa Small Irrigation Project (SIP).
The Dawa SIP is located in Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur. However, the water source where the dam is built is located in Don Victoriano, Misamis Occidental, which is part of Region 10. The Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the irrigation system has an allocation of 15M and 10M will irrigate 25 hectares and 45 hectares reapectively in the municipality of Josefina.
The two-day meeting aimed to reconcile areas under by Dawa SIP as well as areas under Salug River Irrigation System (SARIS). RM Layasan was accompanied by Zamboanga del Sur Irrigation Management Office (ZDS IMO) Head, Engr. Benedicto Isagani O. Pulis Jr., and ZDS IMO Institutional Development Unit Head, Ms. Ann N. Maligro, while RM Tenestrante was with the Operations Staff of NIA-X.