Introduction

Vision

Modern, Progressive and Dynamic Rubber Industry

Mission

Development of an integrated Rubber Industry through efficient management of smallholder sector, increase commercial production and diversification of downstream industry for competitive Global Market.

Objectives

  1. Create steady and sustainable source of income to farmers practicing shifting cultivation, poor and hardcore poor farmers.
  2. Increase productivity and income of rubber smallholders.
  3. Transfer new technologies to rubber smallholders to improve their technical know-how in agronomy and field processing of rubber.
  4. Provide facilities to rubber smallholders for field processing and marketing of rubber.
  5. Encourage downstream rubber-based and rubberwood industries.
  6. Resettle farmers practising shifting cultivation or farmers without land in permanent rubber settlement schemes.
  7. Improve delivery systems.

Strategies

  1. Replanting moribund rubber with timber latex rubber clones.
  2. Newplanting areas with timber latex rubber clones
  3. Replanting moribund rubber with other approved crops.
  4. Development of rubber settlement schemes.
  5. Training of rubber smallholders.
  6. Purchasing of smallholders rubber.
  7. Processing of smallholders rubber into Standard Malaysian Rubber and Specialty Rubber.
  8. Marketing of Standard Malaysian Rubber.
  9. Establishment of downstream rubber-based industries.

Background and History

Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB) was established under the Rubber Fund Board Ordinance 1950 (Cap 16), which was repelled and replaced with the Rubber Fund Board Enactment 1981 No. 25.

SRIB is a Sabah State Statutory Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry at the state level, and the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development at the federal level. The Board is a government agency that is responsible towards the development of the rubber industry in the state of Sabah, as well as executing and promoting rubber related activities for smallholders in Sabah and rubber-based downstream industries.

More information on SRIB can be found in Policies and Strategies, Organisation Chart, Clients Charter, Board of Directors, Top Management, and Logo Rationale.

Information in this page was last updated on 2 October, 2012.
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