NPC Holds Technology Demonstration of Livelihood Programs in Nueva Ecija
NPC’s Pantabangan-Carrangalan Watershed Area Team (PCWAT), along with the Central Luzon State University, has recently conducted a demonstration of vermicompost and mango grafting for various Peoples Organizations such as the Tapil Bunga Farmers Association Inc., Calaocan Burgos Upland Farmers Association Inc., and the Salvacion Agri-planters Association.
The said activities, which are part of PCWAT’s livelihood program for its host communities, aim to teach the participants how to make fertilizers and fruit trees for personal use or for small business startups.
PCWAT has likewise conducted the demonstration of vermicompost for the employees of the National Irrigation Administration – Casecnan Multipurpose Irrigation and Power Project (NIA-CMIPP). The participants learned about the benefits of using organize fertilizers and how to properly take care of vermiculture.
The Pantabangan-Carrangalan Watershed supports the Pantabangan-Masiway Hydroelectric Power Plant in Nueva Ecija. NPC manages the watershed with the National Irrigation Administration. It is one of the 11 watershed reservations under NPC management.