Quezon farms get boost from new irrigation facility
The National Irrigation Administration has inaugurated a P242-million irrigation facility in Tiaong, Quezon, amid efforts to shore up rice production in that town and in neighboring areas.
Located in Barangay Ayusan I, the Quipot Irrigation Project is said to be aimed at promoting rice self-sufficiency in the Quezon towns of Tiaong, San Antonio, Candelaria, Sariaya, as well as in San Juan, Batangas.
NIA administrator Florencio F. Padernal said in a statement the diversion weir of the Quipot project was also expected “to contribute to every farmer for an improved socio-economic quality of life.”
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