Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority
The Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA) is the result of the consolidation of FIDA and CODA which is mandated to promote the growth and development of the natural fiber industry through research and development; production support; extension support, education and training services; fiber utilization and technology; and standards implementation and trade regulation.
A progressive community of fiber producers and entrepreneurs in an environment-friendly, economically viable and globally competitive Philippine natural fiber industry.
MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
To enhance the holistic development of the Philippine natural fiber industry through the implementation of appropriate, quality and timely support programs, projects and activities, guided by the following objectives:
Promote integrated development of the fiber industry in various aspects of research, production, processing and regulation;
Promote good agricultural production practices, enforce fiber standards and other regulatory policies to maintain supply of good quality fibers and to ensure worldwide acceptability;
Improve farm productivity, thereby, increasing farmers' income; and
Increase domestic processing for employment and higher value-added considerations and increase foreign exchange revenues.See more