What We Provide


1. Sustainable Agriculture and Fisheries Development Program
     a. Strengthening Agricultural Extension Delivery Services Project
     b. Organic Agriculture Project
     c. Tissue Culture Production Project
     d. Davao City Cacao Industry Project
     e. Fishery Resource Development Project
          i. Marine Protected Area (MPA’s) Management
          ii. Strengthening of Fishery Law Enforcement
          iii. Fishery Production Support Services
     f. Establishment and Monitoring of Rainwater Catchments in the Upland Areas of Davao City
2. Operationalization of Davao Food Terminal Complex
3. Upgrading of Production in Central Farm Nursery in Barangay Malagos
4. Upgrading of Rearing Center for Bio Con Agents Production
5. Aquaculture Production Development
6. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Services
7. Bio Control Agents Production
8. Enhancement of Support to Rural and Urban Garden Farmers Amid the Impending Global Crisis
9. Agricultural Data Enhancement and Monitoring
10. Davao City El Niño Mitigation and Adaptation Program
11. Philippine Rural Development Project – Investment for Rural Enterprise and Agriculture Productivity (PRDP- I-REAP)
12. Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) Program
13. Magnegosyo Ta’ Day – Agri-Fishery Livelihood & Entrepreneurial Development
14. High Value Crops Development Program
15. Cereals Production Enhancement Program (Seeds and Fertilizer Subsidy)

1. Issuance of Fishery Permit to Transport (Auxiliary Invoice)
2. Distribution/ Dispersal of Agri-Fishery Seeding Materials
     a. Fruit Tree Seedlings
     b. Tissue Cultured Banana Plantlets
     c. Vegetable Seeds
     d. Hito and Tilapia Fingerlings
3. Distribution of Other Production Interventions
     a. Fertilizers
     b. Vermicast
     c. African Night Crawlers (ANC)
     d. BioN
     e. Trichoderma
4. Provision of Technical Assistance on Agri-Fishery Concerns
     a. Soil Sampling and Analysis
     b. Water Sampling for Fishponds
     c. Issuance of Certifications and Endorsements
     d. Pest and Disease Management Services
     e. Enrolment to Crop Insurance
     f. Registry System Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA) Enrolment
     g. Agri-Fishery Production Technologies
5. Trainings for Agriculture and Fishery
6. Distribution of Biological Control Agents
7. Issuance of License to Operate Fish Cages/ Fish Corrals/ Shallow Fish Shelter and Seaweed Farming
8. Issuance of Fishing License
9. Issuance of Boat Registration Certification
10. Fishery Law Enforcement
11. Enterprise Development Services
     a. Financial Accessing
     b. Coaching and Mentoring
12. Marketing Assistance Services
     a. Buyers and suppliers’ referral
     b. Participation to Agri fair/ Expo
     c. Price Monitoring Data Request
13. Provision of Rainwater Catchment, Farm Mechanization and Irrigation support
14. Establishment/Construction of Agri-Fishery Infrastructure
15. Davao Food Terminal Complex (DFTC) Services
     a. Buyers and suppliers’ referral for market tie-up
     b. Space for fruits and vegetables trading
     c. Cold Storage/ Washing Area
     d. Hauling Truck Services
16. RBOs Organizing and Strengthening

What are the Requirements

Fishery Services Auxiliary Invoice (Permit to Transport pursuant to Sec. 15 of RA 8550, Series of 1998 and Section 263 of City Ordinance No. 158, Series of 2005.

  1. Shipper or his/her duly authorize representative will secure order of payment from CAO-Extension Division;
  2. Shipper or his/her duly authorize representative shall pay corresponding fees and charges to City Treasurers Office and asked for the official receipt, thereof;
  3. Extension Division personnel facilitates issuance of the auxiliary invoice filling all the necessary information given by the shipper or his/her duly authorize representative on the said form;
  4. Extension Division personnel will conduct random actual inspection and verification of said fish and fishery/aquatic products be it live, processed, fresh, frozen or cooked prior to its shipment.

Flow Chart & Requirements

  1. Permit to operate fish cages/fish corals/shallow water fish shelter pursuant to Section 131 and 149 of Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as local government code, and provision of Article 5, Sec. 263 (a), (5) of City Ordinance No. 158-05 Series of 2005, Revenue Code of City of Davao as Amended.

Requirement for Plant Now Pay Later (PNPL):

  1. Davao City Farmers-(land owners)
  2. Recommendation from concerned Agricultural Technologist (AT), submits lists-to Municipal Agricultural Officer (MAO)
  3. MAO submits lists to Extension Division for validation and approval
  4. MAO accomplishes Request and Issue Voucher (RIV) approved by the City Agriculturist
  5. MAO forwards RIV to the Nursery based in Malagos, Baguio District for withdrawal of planting materials
  6. MAO turns over the withdrawn planting materials to the requesting farmer/s.
  7. Davao City farmer/farm owner
  8. Owns a farm/a lot
  9. A registered farmer/member of an association or cooperative recognized by CAO
  10. Has undergone training on commodity production
  11. A recommendee from the barangay/municipal level
  12. MOA between CAO and farmer
  13. A variety of vegetables seeds are given free to individuals/walk-in clientele for backyard production in the satellite district offices and in the main office of CAO
  14. Fruit trees may also be given to farmers who are non-members of associations or cooperatives and other individuals with only a minimal number of fruit tree seedlings and depending on the varieties available at the CAO nursery based in Malagos, Baguio District.

How much does it cost

Section 263. b) Fees for Fish Transport (From Davao City to any point outside Davao City).FEES / Set Kg.Wt.

1. Fresh Frozen Fish & Fishery Products Php 50.00/ton (& fraction thereof)
2. Preserved /Processed fish, (iced, frozen,salted, dried, smoked patis, bagong, etc ) Php 50.00/ton (& fraction thereof)
3. Trocha shell (smooth, rough, male & female) ( more than 60 mm) Php 50.00/ton
4. Green Snail Shell Php 50.00/ton
5. Kapis Shell (more than 80 mm) Php 50.00/ton
6. Sea Cucumber / Balatan Php 50.00/ton
7. Dried Seaweed ( Eucheuma ) Php 50.00/ton
8. Dried Sharkfin Php 50.00/ton
9. Salted Skin of Sea Snakes Php 50.00/ton
10. Dried Starfish Php 50.00/ton
11. Bangus fry or other species Php 10.00/thousand
12. Bangus Fingerlings or other species Php 10.00/thousand
13. Empty Shell of non-prohibited species Php 50.00/ton
14. Live Fish Php 50.00/thousand

Ordinance No. 158-05 Series of 2005 (An ordinance approving the 2005 Revenue Code of the City as amended) Section 263. Imposition of Fees. Fees for the Exclusive Privilege of Establishing Fish Corals, Shallow Water Fish Shelter “Payao” and Cages, Culture Beds, or Catching “Bangus” Fry or Fry of other species.

Amount of Fee per Annum

1. Operation of fishponds or oyster culture Beds, per hectare. Php 1,000.00
2. Catching “Bangus” fry or “Kawag-kawag”
Less than 2,000 sq. m. Php 500.00
2,000 sq. m. or more but less than 5,000 sq.m. Php 800.00
5,000 sq.m. or more but less than 6,000 sq.m. Php 1,000.00
6,000 sq.m. or more but less than 8,000 sq.m. Php 1,200.00
8,000 sq.m. or more Php 1,500.00
3. Fish corrals or fishpens in inland fresh waters
Less than 500 sq. m. Php 100.00
500 sq. m. or more but less than 1,000 sq.m. Php 300.00
1,000 sq.m. or more but less than 5,000 sq.m. Php 500.00
5,000 sq.m. or more but less than 10,000 sq.m. Php 800.00
10,000 sq.m. or more Php 1,000.00
4. Fish Corals Established in the sea (high-tide level)
Less than 3 meters deep Php 100.00
meters deep or more but less than 5 meters Php 300.00
5 meters deep or more but less than 8 meters Php 300.00
8 meters deep or more but less than 10 meters Php 500.00
10 meters deep or more but less than 15 meters Php 1,500.00
15 meters deep or ore Php 2,000.00
5. Fish Cages: Per 100 sq. m. or a fraction thereof Php 1,000.00
6. Per Payao Php 200.00
7. Oyster and other shelled mollusk culture beds
Per 100 sq. m. or a fraction thereof Php 1,000.00
8. Mariculture/Sea Farming Seaweeds Culture per hectare Php 1,000.00

a. Fees for Licenses (General Schedule for License Fees) Kind of Fishing Gear (Vernacular) License Fee per Annum

1. Fishermen using nets:
a. Panamban Php 200.00
b. Pamanti Php 200.00
c. Laya Php 50.00
d. Panggal Php 200.00
e. Palaran Php 200.00
f. Pamo Php 200.00
2. Fishermen using traps:
a. Bentol Php 400.00
b. Bobo Php 200.00
c. Bungsod Php 400.00
3. Fishermen using hook & line:
a. Subid Php 200.00
b. Palangre Php 200.00

Who can avail

  • Plant Now Pay Later (PNPL)
  • Davao City Farmers – (land owners)