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Function : General Public Service



  1. Transform and empower farmers and fisher folks with values into becoming self- reliant, productive entrepreneurs with sustainable incomes and livelihood though capacity and institutional building and adoption of sustainable agricultural technologies.

  1. Address food security, rural poverty, sustainability of agriculture and fishery resources, infrastructure and post-harvest facilities.

  1. To attain a responsive, professional, skilled, technologically competent, pro-active and committed employees under an Agriculture Department with updated Salary Standardization, Management Information System and Maintained ISO Quality and Environmental Management System.



Provider of effective quality agriculture extension service, enable empowerment of farmer and fishers including rural women and youth through capacity building, ensure compliance of stakeholders/client with regulations, laws and ordinance on agriculture and fisheries.



Pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Code of 1991, R.A. 7160, the City Agriculturist shall exercise the following functions:

  1. Formulate measures and provide technical assistance to the City Mayor to ensure the delivery of basic agricultural services as provided under Section 17 of the Local Government Code;

  1. Develop plans and strategies for approval by the Mayor for implementation, particularly agricultural programs and projects which the Mayor is empowered to implement and which the Sanggunian is empowered to provide for;

  1. Ensure that assistance and access to resources in the production and processing of agricultural and fisheries and marine products are extended to farm families and fisherfolks.



  1. Promote agricultural productivity of farmers and fishers through strengthening of existing agricultural extension services through information, education campaign and other effective methods and approaches to reduce rural poverty;

  1. Conduct trainings and workshops that will build the capacities of  rural farmers and fishers  in various aspects of crop and fisheries production, conservation of resources, farm management and strengthen farmers/fisherfolk association/cooperatives; rural improvement clubs (women) and rural youth organizations such as the 4H Clubs;

  1. Prepare agricultural programs and budget in consultation with the City Budget Officer and other relevant departments and organizations;

  1. Renders report as may be required by the City Mayor;

  1. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the City Mayor.







Department Head:

Melissa Theodora U. Macasaet
CG Department Head II
(City Agriculturist II)
email Address :
Mobile No. : 09285030380


Contact, Mailing and Email Address

City Hall, Sta. Monica, Puerto Princesa City
Rm 203, 2nd Floor, New City Hall Bldg., Sta. Monica Heights
email Address :

Tel. No. : (048)717-8020, (048) 717-8000 ext. 311