A. FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT
Implement the various programs of the National, Provincial and Municipal Government pertaining to Food Security Programs in the Locality. Promotion of livelihood project opportunities in the fisheries, Livestock, Crops sector, uplifting the socio-economic status of our Farmers and Fisherfolks alike. Formulates measures for the approval of the sanggunian and provides technical assistance and support to the mayor in carrying out measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to agricultural services as provided for under Section 17 of the Code; develops plans and strategies and upon approval thereof by the mayor, implements the same particularly those which have to do with agricultural programs and projects which the mayor is empowered to implement and which sanggunian is empowered to provide for under the Code; is in the frontline 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 and natural calamities; recommends to the sanggunian and advises the mayor on all other matters related to agriculture and aquaculture services which will improve the livelihood and living conditions of the inhabitants; exercises such other duties functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.
1. To ensure maximum assistance and access to resources in production, processing and marketing of agricultural and, aquaculture and marine products are extended to farmers, fishermen and local entrepreneurs.
2. To coordinate or collaborate with the national government agencies, research institutions, cause to be conducted location-specific agricultural researches and assist in making available the appropriate technology arising out of and disseminating information on basic research on crops, preventive and control of plant diseases and pests, and other agricultural matters which will maximize productivity.
3. To maximize the implementation of natural farming system, organic farming in collaboration with other private and government institutions in the municipality.
4. To establish extension services of demonstration farms or aquaculture and marine products.