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OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL HEALTH OFFICER


FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

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 this 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 this 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.

OBJECTIVES

  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 conduct or 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 assist the mayor in the establishment and extension services of demonstration farms or aquaculture and marine products.

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