Categories
Government

DOF, NEDA BACK TRANSFER OF NIA BACK TO DA – DAR

The Department of Finance (DOF) and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) fully support the proposal to transfer the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) from the Office of the President (OP) to the Department of Agriculture (DA). “By making NIA an attached agency of the DA, we believe that both agencies will be better able […]

Categories
Politics

NIA NEEDS PROPER SUPERVISION – GORDON

With the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) under fire for the severe flooding in Isabela and Cagayan when Typhoon “Ulysses” swamped the provinces recently, Senator Dick Gordon pointed out that the agency should be properly supervised to avoid a repeat of the catastrophic incident. “We cannot solve everything through legislation, all the laws are there. What […]