The Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) envisions to contribute to improve the quality of life for all Filipinos through increased farm incomes, productivity and food production using safe and appropriate fertilizer and pesticide inputs.
As an attached agency to the Department of Agriculture (DA), the FPA has the mandate to assure the agricultural sector of adequate supplies of fertilizer and pesticide at reasonable prices, rationalize the manufacture and marketing, and protect the public from the risks inherent in the use of pesticides, and educating the agricultural sector in the use of these inputs.
FPA primarily issues registrations and permits for fertilizers, pesticides, and other agricultural chemicals to assure their safety and quality. Likewise, the Agency issues licenses to fertilizer and pesticide handlers intending to engage in related activities such as sale, import, export, distribution, manufacturing, processing, and marketing of these agricultural inputs.