Propagate and promote the planting, maintenance, and wise use of rubber trees as source of latex and finished rubber products.

Enable rubber producers and processors to access quality rubber tree seedlings, modern production techniques and other support services from production to marketing.

Undertake training and capacity-building programs for rubber producers, processors and cooperatives to increase production of quality rubber and raise level of income of poor smallholders.

Assist in establishing village-based rubber enterprises to generate livelihood opportunities and improve general well-being of the majority of workforce in agriculture sector.

Promote cooperative development among smallholders and provide them access to resources, technological know-how and decision-making processes.

Initiate R&D projects on rubber to address technology and policy gaps in promoting a robust industry.

Enter into an agreement and receive grants from local and foreign funding agencies through the DA.