People Empowerment
Livelihood Opportunity and Entrepreneurial Program
An amount of P985, 569.00 had been awarded by way of financial grant to the Marinduque Provincial Government by the DOLE thru Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP) otherwise known as Kabuhayan Program. Financial grant was used for the implementation of “Starter Kits for Livelihood Entrepreneurs”.

A total of 108 Marinduquenos received livelihood starter kits including grocery items for Sari-sari Store, electric oven, electric mixer and raw materials for Bread and Pastry Production, Electric Coconut Grater and raw materials for Pastillas De Leche Making, Negokart, sacks of rice for Rice Retailing, ventosa cups and massage mat for Reflexology, Sewing Machine for Dressmaking, Sewing Machine and raw materials for Pillow Making, tools and equipment and raw materials for Manicure/Pedicure, gilt, booster and pre-starter for Swine Business, tools and equipment for Fish vending, raw materials for Ice Cream Making, Polvoron Making and Food Vending/Processing from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on as part of its livelihood project. Distributions of aforementioned starter kits were held on several occasions at the PESO Training Center led by Provincial Administrator Vincent Michael Velasco. In his absence Executive Assistant IV Russel Madrigal, Senior Administrative Assistant III Rolando Larracas and Bokal Adeline M. Angeles controlled the activities.

National Bureau of Investigation Mobile Service
The activity aims to provide Marinduquenos ease in applying and renewal of aforementioned clearance to save from transportation, food expenses and time. A total of 780 applicants was served during the conduct of NBI Mobile Services held at Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Center and Sta. Cruz Gym on December 21, 22 and December 23, 2020, respectively. NBI Mobile service provided 780 NBI clearance to 314 Male and 466 Female Marindqueños.

Assistance provided to Overseas Filipino Workers/Dependents
In order to promote the interest of Overseas Filipino Workers, the Provincial Government in partnership with OWWA developed responsive programs and services for the social protection of members as follows, scholarship programs to qualified members, EDSP, Educational Assistance through Scholarship in Emergencies, Balik Pinas Balik Hanapbuhay Program, Rebate Program, DOLE AKAP and Workers Welfare Assistance Program.

Crop Development Program

The total crop production of the province increased by 75.28  percent from 5,892.37metric tons of 2019  to 10,327.89metric tons for CY 2020.  Although the province has been damaged by Typhoons Quinta, Rolly and Ulysses in the last quarter of 2020 there have been an increase in production of  farmers  specifically in rootcrops (cassava and arrowroot ).

Palay Production
Palay production increased by 76.69 percent from 4,288.46 metric tons production of 2019 compared to 7,577.15 metric tons production of 2020. The increase in yield was due to the good climatic condition from January till the mid of October 2020.

More production was expected until the last quarter of 2020 but unfortnunately it was not attained due to damages caused by Typhoons Quinta, Rolly and Ulysses.

Corn Production
Corn production for 2020 is 1,394.26 metric tons. This 2020 is 188.93 percent higher than 2019 production which is 482.56 metric tons. This can be attributed on the use of high yielding varieties, adoption of new technologies in corn farming, and the increase of farmers production areas due to the pandemic

Vegetable and other Crop Production
For 2020 vegetable production generated 310.27 metric tons compared to 2019 production of 245.63 metric tons. There is an increase in the production of root crops from 278.58 in 2019 to 650.00 metric tons in 2020. Other perennial crops, banana, spices , legumes were given emphasis by farmers in the barangays. The promotion of programs on high value and other perennial crops production was spearheaded and prioritized by Department of Agriculture program on High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP).

CROP PRODUCTION (Per Municipality – 2019 and 2020)

Palay Production

Data Source: PAGRIO Annual Accomplishment Report 2020

Corn Production

Data Source: PAGRIO Annual Accomplishment Report 2020

Vegetable and other crops

Data Source: PAGRIO Annual Accomplishment Report 2020

Fish Production Development

Data Source: PAGRIO Annual Accomplishment Report 2020

2020 Vegetable Production Data

Data Source: PAGRIO Annual Accomplishment Report 2020
Livelihood Enhancement and Entrepreneurial Development Program

To address the poverty, The Provincial Government thru its LIVELIHOOD INCOME GENERATION TO ADDRESS POVERTY (LINGAP/PGM-LAV) – a microfinancing program that aimed in providing financial support thru credit and assist local farmers, fisherfolks, and vendors to increase production and improve quality of products produced.

Loan Releases

Data Source: PAGRIO Annual Accomplishment Report 2020

Loan Repayments (Collections – Php)

Data Source: PAGRIO Annual Accomplishment Report 2020

Strengthening of Rural Based Organizations

Provincial Government thru the Agriculture’s Office Organized/re-organized/maintained 3 farmer’s federation, namely: Farmer’s Association Federation, Rural Improvement Club Federation and the 4H-Club Federation. Farmers federations were systematized provincewide as follows:

Data Source: PAGRIO Annual Accomplishment Report 2020
Animal Health Program

Animal Disease Prevention and Control
There are 3,603 different species of farm animals that were administered with prophylactic medication to control and eventually eradicate parasitic infestation among susceptible animals. 3,030 farmers benefited throughout the province.
There are 2,231 various animals are injected with vitamins supplementation to provide resistance to infection, prevent the occurrence of animal disease outbreak and as an essential micronutrient to sustain a productive life. There are 1,389 livestock farmer benefited provincewide.

Blood sample collection on different animals were also conducted to determine its character and assess its general health condition. The procedure involves identification of the levels of its component cells, chemicals, gases, and other constituents including the identification of pathologic organism present in the blood. This year, there are 320 of avian species that are tested in this procedure.

Maintenance Phase of Marinduque as a Rabies-Free Province
The province of Marinduque was featured in the OIE Regional Representation to share information on good practices on rabies prevention and control to encourage peer to peer learning and to maintain the present status of the island as a rabies-free zone, the Provincial Veterinary Office continuously intensifies concerted efforts with the Local Governments Units. Active population control measures are implemented, namely, stray dog-catching, free mass spay and castration programs, mandatory leashing, and penalizing violators based on the stipulations in RA 9482 “The Anti-Rabies Act of 2007”.

A total of 10,742 dogs and cats were vaccinated with anti-rabies vaccine and 9,919 pet owners were served provincewide. 436 posters distributed in different barangays, 432 orientations on RA 9482 and RA 8485 conducted in pet owners and LGU’s provincewide.

Animal Welfare Programs
The Marinduque Mobile Veterinary Clinic provides multi-faceted services all over the island closer to homes. Unfortunately, this year has been tough, we were not able to smash the target because of the pandemic but still we always cater and served walk-in clients and follow the health protocols, rules and advise of the IATF. A total of 182 dogs and 72 cats were fixed, 233 pet owners served provincewide.

The Provincial Veterinary Office personnel picking up of street dogs, feral dogs, nuisance and aggressive dogs for proper disposition and deemed if necessary. A total of 497 euthanasia through humane procedure was done this year with consent of the 152 pet owners.

On Animal Wildlife Rescue and Emergency Preparedness Nineteen (19) various species of wildlife, rescued, surrendered to Marinduque Animal and Wildlife Rescue Emergency Response Team and 16 of them were release back to their natural habitat after proper identification and health assessment, 3 were still at the rehabilitation area for further care and health management.

Animal Production and Development Services
Marinduque Breeding Station is one of extension services of the Provincial Veterinary Office. A total of 37 animal of breeder stock is maintained in the area. Some of the re-dispersed animals are the offspring of the stocks. Artificial Insemination on swine were also conducted to 285 livestock farmers which aims to increase animal production, animal productivity, improve animal characteristics and value conservation and increase in production of Marinduque native pigs which will eventually increase livestock farmers profit and increase socio-economic capacity of all marginalized livestock community. There are also 32 goats and 58 cows are served by way of natural service this year.
This tough year of pandemic the Provincial Government of Marinduque through the Provincial Veterinary Office acquired 44 goats, 15 carabao, 20 horse and 15 cattle that catered the needs of 18 men and 54 women solo parents from various barangays of Torrijos municipality. In addition, 286 various animals were re-dispersed to 271 recipient province wide.

Animal Regulatory Services
There are 6,795 Veterinary Health Certificate issued for out-going shipment and slaughtered small and large animals (bubaline, bovine, hogs, goat, and guinea pigs). There are also 61 Veterinary Health Certificate issued for avian species such as chickens, gamefowls, and pullets and 456 Butterfly pupae, 277 Inspection certificate. Approximately P592,000.00 were collected by the Provincial Treasurer’s Office from Livestock Traders, backyard raisers, gamefowl enthusiasts.
A total of 11 gamefowls, 16 chicken Approximately 170 kgs, 278 packs processed pork products, 579 canned goods, 30 wild ducks, 1 labuyo chicken and 1 illegal meat trader, were apprehended and confiscated after they enter in the territorial jurisdiction of Marinduque without accompanying permit and proper documents (Veterinary Health Certificate, Shipping Permit, and AI Certificate for the chickens) in pursuant to Provincial Ordinance No, 44 s.2002 and DA- Administrative Order No. 5, 27 and 28. Destruction, burning, burying of confiscated illegally shipped animals, processed pork products was immediately done after the confiscation.

Technical Support to Butterfly Permittees and Breeders
BreedersThe Alliance of Marinduque Butterfly Permittees and breeders was supported and assisted (through issuance of necessary certificates) by the Provincial Veterinary Office in exporting butterfly pupae in different countries. There are 456 Veterinary Health Certificate and 277 Certificate of Inspection of Place of Quarantine were issued in 11 Butterfly permittees this year. There are 781,794 different species of butterfly pupae exported in different countries as record shows. Regular monitoring and inspection of Butterfly farms was also conducted to ensure that they met all the requirements needed as butterfly quarantine area.

Animals Emergency Response
The Marinduque Animal and Wildlife Rescue Emergency Response team with the support from the Office of the Congressman and the Provincial Government of Marinduque give their selfless effort and extend helping hands for rescuing the animals in different towns within the 14 kilometer radius affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano. Health assessment and medical assistance were given to 112 horses. Street feeding of abandoned dogs were also done in the towns of San Nicolas and Agoncillo. Distribution of feeds for farm animals and dog food were also given in Tagaytay and Batangas City.
Tourism Development

In 2020 the Provincial Tourism Office recorded an approximately 12,000 tourist arrivals consolidated from the 6 municipalities of the province. This number is 300% lower compare to that of last year which is justifiable because of the global crisis.  The predicament adheres the tourism office to conduct thorough inspection and monitoring of different tourism attractions in the province.

PASINAYA SA BANTAYOG NG WIKA on August 26, 2020 – an acknowledgement and recognition of Marinduque Tagalog as one of the roots of modern Tagalog by the NCCA, KWF to the Province of Marinduque.