The Department of Agriculture - RFU III is responsible for the promotion of agricultural development & growth through increased productivity. Thus, DA-RFU III shall provide the policy frameworks, help direct public investments & extend the support services necessary to make agriculture & agri-based enterprises profitable & to spread the benefits of development to the poor, particularly those in the rural areas.



To help and empower farming and fishing communities and private sector to produce enough, accessible and affordable food for every Filipino and a decent income for all.



A modernized small holder agriculture and 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 principles of social justice and strong private sector participation.