The National Irrigation Administration (NIA), in partnership with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), turnovers the Sta. Cruz Communal Irrigation Project (CIP) in Jaro, Leyte to the Taytay-Iphag-Gapas Irrigators Association (TIGIA), Inc., headed by Tito T. Liporada (IA President) on March 12, 2021.
The project was completed on December 2020, funded by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Irrigation Component (CARP-IC), amounting to P25.4-million.
This aims to provide reliable irrigation water to 116 hectares service area in barangay Sta. Cruz and Pange, which will benefit to 66 farmers and 20 agrarian reform beneficiaries.