2017-2022The Comprehensive Development Plan is a channel to the intensification and development of the Municipality of LANTAWAN. It sets onwards development vision, policies and an implementation plan for the next six (6) years. Comprehensive planning is the groundwork for quality intensification management.
Comprehensive Development Plan, Lantawan Municipality 2017-2022 2Sectoral Profile THE LOCAL ECONOMY OF LANTAWAN Agriculture Sector Lantawan municipality is endowed by nature with a very fertile soil and traverse with ten (10) rivers, enough to sustain the production of agricultural cash crops like rice, corn, cassava, and industrial crops like rubber and coconut which are usually intercropped with coffee, banana, vegetables and fruit trees. The local economic indicators as presented are basically dependent on agriculture and fishery development, business and industry promotion. Agriculture is the
Comprehensive Development Plan, Lantawan Municipality 2017-2022 3foundation of the local economy. A large proportion of those employed are engaged in farming. However, the LGU is doing its best to sustain the economy thereby contributes to income, production, employment, and services. The employment sector plays a vital role particularly towards increasing the purchasing power and decreased poverty incidence amongst the population. Shown in Figure 3 are the comparison performances of Support to Agriculture Sector, Support to Fishery Services and Entrepreneurship, Business and Industry Promotion. Figure 3 1.Support to Agriculture Sector The sustainability of development activities to support the agriculture sector has registered a very satisfactory performance in 2010 as shown in Figure 1. This can be attributed to the commitment by the Local Government to fully develop the agricultural sector. But greater intervention is still necessary. To sustain the agricultural sector, the LGU will mobilize its Municipal Agriculture and Fishery Council (MAFC) and networking with other institutions will be strengthened. The LGU will priority the improvement of infrastructures, provide production support, assistance to research and development, improve market development services and facilitate credit services to the farmers. 2.Support to Fishery Services Economic Governance Performance Indicators, 2013
Comprehensive Development Plan, Lantawan Municipality 2017-2022 4Support to fishery services with coastal development registered low performance in considering the locality is surrounded by rich fishing ground. Assistance had been affected due to election period. This sector deserves a priority in the next years to come. The LGU will strengthen the different stakeholders in collaboration with line agencies and other institutions. Livelihood trainings will be extended both in inland fishery and coastal areas.