PRRI is a staff Bureau of the Department of Agriculture (DA) created through Republic Act 10089 or the PRRI Act of 2010 that is mandated to strengthen the research and development on rubber and other aspects of the industry, in order to increase rubber production and improve the quality of life of people in the rural communities that depend on this industry.

To initiate and administer research and development programs to improve productivity and quality of rubber in the Country.

To expand and increase the efficiency of rubber production and consumption in the country.

A globally competitive technology-based and economically and environmentally sustainable Philippine rubber industry.