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The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 02 (DA-RFO 02) envisions Region 02 to be a premier organic agriculture region in the country sustaining market supply of “certified” organically grown/prepared food, feeds and other agricultural input products.
To achieve its vision & mission, DA RFO 02 targeted to convert 27,203 hectares of agricultural land area to be devoted in organic agriculture in 2022. As of now, the DA RFO 02 attained 17,043.33 hectares or 63% of the total target.
Different interventions such as Production Support Services (PSS), Extension Support, Education and Training Services (ESETS), Market Support Services (MDS) and Provision of Agricultural Equipment and Facilities (PAEF) were provided to attain the programs’ goal.
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The Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office No. 02 (DA-RFO 02) under the Organic Agriculture (OA) program has collectively nurtured the fertility of the soil, protecting the natural resources and further protects the health of humans while producing chemical–free products for consumption.
To meet the target area set by the National Organic Agriculture Program (NOAP), DA-RFO 02 has to devote/convert 27,411 ha. up to 2017 out of the 550,000 ha. regional agriculture area to be converted into organic farm. As of now, the DA-RFO 02 attained a total of 16,893.5 hectares or 62.5% of the total target area. Different interventions such as Production Support Services (PSS), Extension Support, Education and Training Services (ESETS), Market Development Services (MDS) and Agricultural and Fishery Machinery, Equipment and Facilities Support Services (PAEF) were provided to attain the programs’ goal and target.