QUEZON CITY | April 11, 2022 – The Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) finalized its budget proposal amounting to Php 348.6M and presented to the Technical Review Workshop on FY 2023 Plan and Budget Proposal of the Department of Agriculture (DA) last April 4-7, 2022.


The proposal covers Personnel Services for Php 103.6M (30%); MOOE for PhP 62.2M (18%); Capital Outlay for Php 179.8M (51%); and Locally Funded Program of Php 3M (1%).


Aside from funding the regular activities, the proposed amount also includes budget for the following activities and projects:


  • For Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE): 
    • Provision for the institutional contract of service personnel as per DBM-COA Joint Circular No. 2, s. 2020;
    • Calibration and preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment;
    • Travelling expenses and additional fuel allocation due to surge of fuel prices;
    • Implementation of ONE DA Reform Agenda: Fortified Organic Fertilizer Development Program in line with the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Measures; and
    • Provision for the increase in office rentals and other operating expenses of Regional Offices.


  • For Capital Outlay:
    • Phase 2 laboratory building: Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Sanitary/Plumbing works;
    • Replacement of unserviceable and old FPA vehicles used in monitoring activities;
    • Replacement of old Kheldhal laboratory equipment which analyzes fertilizer and pesticide products for registration;
    • Construction of two-storey building for Region 5; and
    • Improvement of the Convention Hall Audio Visual System.


The FPA is set to present its budget proposal with the DA Secretary and the NAF Council on April 20, 2022.


Written by:  Mirasol O. Bacarisas | Published: 12 April 2022

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