Fiber Industry Development Authority (Philippines)
|Fiber Industry Development Authority|
|Pangasiwaan sa Pagpapaunlad ng Industriya ng Hibla|
|Formed||May 30, 1997|
|Agency executive||Cecilia Gloria J. Soriano, Director|
|Parent agency||Department of Agriculture|
The Philippines' Fiber Industry Development Authority (Filipino: Pangasiwaan sa Pagpapaunlad ng Industriya ng Hibla, abbreviated as FIDA), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for promoting the accelerated growth and development of the Philippine fiber industry.
The Fiber Industry Development Authority (FIDA) was created by virtue of Executive Order No.709, dated July 27, 1981 and placed under the administrative supervision of the Department of Agriculture.
The FIDA is mandated to promote the accelerated growth and development of the Philippine fiber industry in all its aspects including research, production, processing, marketing and trade regulation.
It is headed by an administrator who is assisted by two (2) deputy administrators and supported by nine (9) divisions and ten (10) regional offices.