Agribusiness Industry Support Division (AISD) will establish a holistic approach in the development of stakeholder-specific agribusiness structures consistent with the nature of the product, distribution plan, and amount of investment provided for the purpose. (DA Approved Rationalization Plan)


  • Provide technical and market-related infrastructure support services
  • Serve as a focal unit in facilitating support activities such as logistic and distribution intervention, material handling and packaging.
  • Maintain database of indicators e.g. prices, volume, etc. for analysis of industry performance and other basic market information.
  • Promote appropriate Product Standards, Quality Management System (QMS) and disseminate other market related information.
  • Support policy reforms relating to market modernization and agribusiness development.
  1. Agri-Pinoy Trading Center and Livestock “Oksyon” Market (APTC-LOM) Process Flow
    • a.  Coordinate with DA Regional Office (RFO) regarding AMAS Projects.
    • b.  Identify prospective partners for the project.
    • c.  Conduct consultation and/or orientation for prospective partners.
    • d.  Pre-evaluate the site, proposal, pre-feasibility studies including the draft operations manual as contained in the Letter of Intent (LOI) of the prospective partners.
    • e.  Approve and sign the project proposal then endorse it to the National Project Management Office (NPMO)
    • f.  Conduct validation of the proposal with the assistance of AMAD staff.
    • g.  Endorse the proposal to the DA Secretary for approval
    • h.  Coordinate with the proponent through the RFO for the completion of the following documents for processing of the fund transfer.
        • Draft memorandum of Agreement (MOA)
        • Certificate of Availability of Funds (CAF)
        • Obligation Requests and Status (ORS)
        • Financial Statements
        • Work and Financial Plan
        • Certificate of no Unliquidated Funds
        • Land Title
        • Deed of Donation
        • Letter of Introduction
        • Certificate of Geo-Hazard Free
        • Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC)

    • i.  Sign the Memorandum of Agreement with Certificate of Availability of Funds attached.
    • j.  Submit the original MOA to the DA-Records Division
    • k.  Upon release of funds, start construction of APTC facility
    • l.  Inspect and monitor the progress of the construction until its completion.
  1. Food-lane Process Flow
    • a.  Request for briefing on foodlane project.
    • b.  Conduct orientation-seminar on foodlane project.
    • c.  Fill-up and submit application form for foodlane accreditation for truckers/company together with the following requirements:
        • OR/CR of truck (photocopy
        • Photo of truck (front, back and side)
        • Registration Certificate
        • Certificate of Attendance to training
        • DTI registration
        • Mayor’s Permit
        • Matrix of commodities and destinations
        • Others
    • d.  Validate submitted documents and conduct ocular inspection of truck and loading area
    • e.  Prepare foodlane documents including foodlane sticker and certificate of accreditation for signature of DA officials and approval of DA-RED
    • f.  Issue foodlane sticker and Certificate of Accreditation.
  1. Central Bantay Presyo Monitoring Team The Central Bantay Presyo Monitoring Team shall be composed of representatives from the AMAS, the BPI, the BAI, the BFAR, the NMIS, the NDA, the SRA, the DA CO Rice Program and Corn Program staff, and the Agriculture and Fishery Council (AFC). It shall be headed by the Assistant Secretary of AMAS.
  • Regular price and supply monitoring of agricultural commodities
  1. Price gathering/collection through the inspection of price tags, interviews with sales personnel, buyers, consumers, surveys and like activities.
  2. Determination of price trends and reasons for the increase/decrease of price.
  3. Consolidation of the data collected (AMAS Databank)
  4. Review of the initial data collected and preparation of report.
  5. Review of the final data and report.
      • If cleared, conduct of data analysis
      • If questionable:
        • Conduct of actual market inspection to verify the alleged violator
        • Conduct adjudication if there is a confirmed violation through the Consumer Protection/ Welfare desk
  1. Submission of the report containing comparative price analysis (Prevailing Price, Average Price, Suggested Retail Price, cause of price changes)
  2. Evaluation, review and approval of the report by the Assistant Secretary for AMAS
  3. Submission of monthly Evaluation Report by the ASec for AMAS to the Bantay presyo technical Committee (BPTC) with appropriate recommendations, such as, but not limited to:
    • Issuance of suggested retail price in the specified area;
    • Issuance and enforcement of price ceilings;
    • Rationing or limiting the quantity of individual household purchases;
    • Establishment of accredited retail outlets; and
    • Such other similar measures designed to stabilize the price and supply of Agricultural Commodities.
    • Recommendation to the DA Secretary of such measures as may be necessary and reasonable, under the conditions prescribed in the Price Act.
  1. Inquiry on Export
    • a.  Conduct interview and profiling of exporter based on:
        • Product of interest
        • Country destination
        • Source of raw material
        • Volume
        • Price
        • Product certification
    • b.  Provide the requested information (BPI, BAI, BFAR, export procedure, etc.).
    • c.  Endorse needed permits to regulatory agency.
    • h.  Conduct monitoring.

      *Endorsed to DTI-Export Marketing Bureau (EMB) if exporter has incomplete requirements