Office of the Provincial Agriculturist

Duties and Functions

This office is responsible for the delivery of basic agricultural services to its constituents. It develops plans and strategies, and upon approval thereof of the governor, to implement the same, particularly those which the governor is empowered to implement and which the Sanggunian is empowered to provide for the under the code; it also coordinates with government agencies and non-government organization which promote agricultural productivity through appropriate technology compatible with environmental integrity. It also insures that maximum assistance and access to resources in the production, marketing, processing of agricultural and agro-cultural and marine products are extended to farming and fishing families.

This office is responsible for the preparation of agricultural plans, programs and strategies that will be implemented in the province in collaboration with the city/municipal agricultural offices and other concerned offices.

It is also responsible for the organizing and/or strengthening of farm-based non-government organizations such as farmers’ association, fisherman;s organization, rural improvement club, 4-H clubs and the provision of technical assistance and livelihood opportunities to these groups.

It is in-charged with providing the office’s clientele with other various technical supports through the implementation of special projects through the operationalization of Tissue Culture Laboratory, Cavite Integrated Demo Center, Provincial Nursery, Plant Pest Clinic and Soil Laboratory and Agricultural Library.

This office is also responsible for establishing institutional linkages and networks with LGUs, government agencies and non-government organizations to ensure that complementing support and assistance are provided to the clients.

 

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Information

MS. LOLITA C. PEREÑA
Officer-in-charge
Provincial Agriculturist
Provincial Capitol Compound,
OPA Compound
Trece Martires City
Tel. No. (046) 419-2503
e-mail: agriculture@cavite.gov.ph