The Agricultural Credit Policy Council is the premier institution in pursuing innovations in rural and agricultural finance. It is dedicated to provide timely, responsive, sustainable and effective credit policies and programs to small farmers and fishers, and their organizations, through a process-based approach in management and continual enhancement of the following:

  1. Determining organizational targets and success indicators to measure timeliness and quality of services;
  2. Adhering to stakeholders’, administrative, and legal requirements;
  3.  Conducting policy and action research studies to develop evidence- based innovative credit policies and financing schemes/programs for the agriculture and fisheries sector;
  4. Overseeing the implementation of the Agro-Industry Modernization Credit and Financing Program (AMCFP) and ensuring that credit funds are available and accessible to small farmers and fishers;
  5. Facilitating capacity-building programs and activities for countryside financial institutions, including cooperatives and other people’s organizations, as well as small farmers and fishers;
  6. Conducting advocacy and information dissemination activities to promote and generate greater awareness, understanding, and support for agri-fishery credit policies and ACPC programs;
  7. Accrediting debt securities and non-bank rural financial institutions pursuant to the implementation of RAIOOOO or the Agri-Agra Reform Credit Act of 2009;
  8. Enhancing operational efficiency through the adoption of information technology solutions; and
  9. Maintaining rules-based governance and commensurable support to ACPC operations.