The Department is the government agency responsible for the promotion of agricultural development by providing the policy framework, public investments, and support services needed for domestic and export-oriented business enterprises.
In the fulfillment of this mandate, it shall be the primary concern of the Department to improve farm income and generate work opportunities for farmers, fishermen and other rural workers. It shall encourage people’s participation in agricultural development through sectoral representation in agricultural policy-making bodies so that the policies, plan and programs of the Department are formulated and executed to satisfy their needs.
Its shall also use a bottom-up self-reliant farm system approach that will emphasize social justice, equity, productivity and sustainability in the use of agricultural resources.
A modernized smallholder agriculture & fisheries, a diversified rural economy that is dynamic, technologically advanced and internationally competitive.
Its transformation is guided by the sound practices of resource sustainability, the principle of social justice, and a strong private sctor paticipation.
To help and empower the farming and fishing communities and the private sector to produce enough, accessible and affordable food for every Filipino and decent income for all.
We, the officials and employees of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 4-MIMAROPA with the guidance of God Almighty DO HEREBY PLEDGE TO:
• Serve promptly, efficiently, courteously, justly and with no impartiality from Mondays to Fridays starting at 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
• Enforce strict compliance with service standards, as embodied under RA9485 and the Guiding Principles of RA6713
• Responsive to the needs of the farmers, fisherfolk, stakeholders, as well as to the transacting public
• Value every citizen’s comments, suggestions, and needs - especially the poor, the underpriviledged and those with special needs
• Initiate imeediate action in rendering technical support and assistance to clienteles
• Committed to serve the public with integrity and dedication
• Ensure the public with accurate information through 24/7 access on DA’s policies, programs and activities through mimaropa.da.gov.ph