OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL AGRICULTURE

Functions:
  1. Formulate measures for the approval of the Sangguniang Bayan and provide technical assistance and support to the Mayor, in carrying out said measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to agricultural services;
  2. Develop plans and strategies on agricultural programs and projects and implement them upon approval thereof by the Mayor;
  3. Ensure that maximum assistance and access to resources in the production, processing and marketing of agricultural and aquacultural and marine products are extended to farmers, fishermen and local entrepreneurs;
  4. Conduct or cause to be conducted location-specific agricultural researches and assist in making available the appropriate technology arising out of, and disseminate information on, basic research on crops, prevention and control of plant diseases and pests and other agricultural matters which will maximize productivity;
  5. Assist the Mayor in the establishment and extension services of demonstration farms or aquaculture and marine products;
  6. Enforce rules and regulations relating to agriculture and aquaculture;
  7. Coordinate with NGAs and NGOs which promote agricultural productivity through appropriate technology compatible with environmental integrity;
  8. Be in the front-line of delivery of basic agricultural services, particularly those needed for the survival of the inhabitants during and in the aftermath of man-made and natural disaster;
  9. Recommend to the Sangguniang Bayan and advise the Mayor on all matters related to agriculture and aquaculture which will improve the livelihood and living conditions of the inhabitants; and
  10. Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.

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