Labangan RIS conducts FISA and RSBSA Caravan

Earlier today, February 28, 2024, the Labangan River Irrigation System (LABRIS) of Zamboanga del Sur Irrigation Management Office (ZDS IMO), NIA Region 9, conducted a caravan on Free Irrigation Service Act (FISA) and Registry System for Basic Sector in Agriculture (RSBSA), held at the Function Hall of ZDS IMO, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur.

The beneficiaries of the said caravan are the Irrigators Associations under LABRIS. The activity was facilitated by the Institutional Development Unit (IDU) of the IMO led by Mr. Doroteo J. Tresreyes, Supervising Irrigation Development Officer, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture (DA).

The FISA Caravan aims to inform farmers about FISA and help them obtain certificates of exemption from paying Irrigation Service Fees (ISF). Meanwhile, the RSBSA Caravan focuses on registering farmer beneficiaries in the DA's centralized database, ensuring their priority access to government benefits and assistance programs.