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VISION

“The City Agriculture Department is an institution which excels in dynamic food production and ecological growth through efficient and effective agricultural extension services and community-based development and management.”

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MISSION

“City Agriculture Department commits to Cebu City constituents sustainable and maximized food security and agro-forestry resources through the continuous development of agricultural production, ecological enhancement and enterprise programs.”

LEGAL MANDATE

  •   In 1976 the Office of City Agriculturist was created thru City Ordinance No. 947
  • In 1999 Hillyland Development Commission was merged to CAD thru City Ordinance No. 1768

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

“The City Agriculture Department is responsible in maximizing the output of food products, conservation and development of forest and agricultural resources, and increases family income through agricultural production and home industries. It conducts planning, development, and administration of programs to provide agricultural extension services to farmers, home workers, and youth. It maintains liaison with the heads of National, Regional, Provincial and Local Government units, and Civic Clubs in the City for greater services and efficiency in the production of crops, livestock, and poultry, and in the conservation of forest and agricultural resources.”


OBJECTIVES

  1. Maintains efficient and effective linkage and coordination with the National, Regional, and Local Government Units and Multi-Sectoral Groups
  2. Optimum utilization of farm lands
  3. Augments target beneficiaries’ income
  4. Improves the quality of life of target beneficiaries through introducing appropriate farming technologies
  5. Improves ecology through conservation, preservation, development and proper management of forest, and intensive agro-reforestation
  6. Institutionalizes skills and capabilities of LGU’s and target beneficiaries through conducting trainings
  7. Organizes and strengthens formal and indigenous organizations and communities
  8. Integrates farm planning, programming and budgeting
  9. Activates and mobilize communities
  10. Provides adequate agro-infrastructure and post-harvest facilities
  11. Provides access credit to target farmer beneficiaries
  12. Conducts effective monitoring and evaluation system
  13. Adopts and conducts research and development and extension programs

SCOPE OF COVERAGE

  • 52 Urban Areas
  • 28 Rural Areas

AREA OF COVERAGE

Category Agriculture Forestry Built-Up
Sustainable 16.45 % 8.45 % 30.89 %
Development Opportunity 48.98 % 49.82 % 41.13 %
Not Sustainable 34.56 % 41.72 % 27.98 %

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

  1. Crop Production Extension Services
  2. Alternative Marketing / Tugbong-Tabo
  3. Urban Agriculture
  4. Livestock Extension Services
  5. Farmer Scientists Training Program (FSTP)
  6. Institutional Development Services (IDS)
  7. Nursery Production
  8. Rural and Urban Reforestation
  9. Vermi-Compost Production

SPECIAL PROJECTS (2010)

Recipient Location Coordinating Agency Status
Tabunan Multi – Purpose Cooperative Brgy. Tabunan Bureau of Postharvest Research and Extension Contractors had visited the proposed sites last March 12, 2010.
Sudlon I Farmers Association Brgy. Sudlon I Department of Agriculture - RFU VII Contractors had visited the proposed sites last March 12, 2010.
LGU - Cebu City Proposed site - Carbon Market Department of Agriculture - RFU VII Pertinent documents are still on process
Lusaran Alayon Multi – Purpose Cooperative Brgy. Lusaran Department of Agriculture - RFU VII Revisions of MOA are reviewed and finalized by DA - RFU VII. Barangay Bagsakan at Mambaling is already operational.
Adlaon Vendors Tugbong Association Brgy. Mabolo Department of Agriculture - RFU VII Revisions of MOA are reviewed and finalized by DA - RFU VII. Barangay Bagsakan at Mambaling is already operational.
Brgy. Bonbon Council Brgy. Bonbon Department of Agriculture - RFU VII Pertinent documents are still on process
Brgy. Sudlon I Council Brgy. Sudlon I Department of Agriculture - RFU VII Pertinent documents are still on process


ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Download the attached file to view the Accomplishment Report for 2010.

Attachments:
Download this file (Annual Accomplishment Report 2010.pdf)CAD Accomplishment Report 2010[CAD Accomplishment Report 2010]122 Kb


CONTACT US

City Agriculture Department

2nd Flr., Yutivo Bldg., D.Jakosalem St., Cebu City

Department Head: Mr. Joelito Baclayon

Tel. nos. (032) 253-6566 / 255-5781 / 233-4375

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 January 2011 11:57  

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