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IV. FUNCTIONS

1. Formulate and implement integrated programs and policy guidelines for the continued development of the fiber industry in consultation with the industry stakeholders;

2. Spearhead the harmonization of the programs, projects and activities of all sectors involved in the Philippine natural fiber industry;

3. Undertake research and development programs in support to production, processing and utilization of fibers;

4. Collaborate the formulation and development of  standards for various commercial fibers that are or may, hereafter, be produced in the Philippines;

5. Regulate the fiber trading in accordance with the law thru licensing and registration of fiber trade participants such as traders, exporters, manufacturers and classifiers;

6. Recommend the accreditation of seed growers/nursery operators;

7. Accredit fabricators to manufacture PhilFIDA-designed machinery, tool and equipment;

8. Enforce the Philippine National Standards to include fiber classification, grading, baling, tagging and marking of Philippine natural fibers; and

9. Undertake skills development trainings and workshops to improve the technical and entrepreneurial capabilities of stakeholders.


V. CORE VALUES

We, the employees of PhilFIDA bind ourselves to uphold the Principles of HIBLA: leadersHip, Integrity, accountaBility, exceLlence and pAtriotism as our commitment and social responsibility in the performance of our duty as public servants.