Wednesday 20 November 2019

Language Options:

alternate textalternate textalternate textalternate text
    FAQ | Contact Us | Feedback | Sitemap

OBJECTIVES 

  • To promote and develop the kenaf industry;

  • To establish national objectives, policies and priorities for the orderly development and administration of the kenaf industry;

  • To regulate, control and co-ordinate all activities relating to the tobacco industry; and

  • To promote and develop other economic activities for persons involved in kenaf industry and tobacco industry.

      

FUNCTIONS

 

  • To implement policies and developmental programmes to ensure the viability of the kenaf industry;

  • To plan, conduct, promote, co-ordinate, implement and monitor all research and development activities relating to the planting, production, harvesting, extraction, processing, storage, transportation, use and marketing of kenaf and kenaf products;

  • To register, co-ordinate and promote all activities relating to the planting, processing, research, movement, storage, grading, marketing, export and import of kenaf and kenaf products, including to regulate the minimum prices in relation to specified qualities or grades at which kenaf may be sold other than for export;

  • To implement policies to regulate the tobacco industry;

  • To plan, conduct, co-ordinate, implement and monitor all research and development activities relating to the planting, production, harvesting, extraction, processing, storage, transportation, use and marketing of tobacco and tobacco products;

  • To regulate, register and co-ordinate all activities relating to the planting, processing, research, movement, storage, grading, marketing, export and import of tobacco and tobacco products, including to regulate the minimum prices in relation to specified qualities or grades at which tobacco may be sold other than for export;

  • To conduct research and development in any other areas where the results of the research and development are intended to achieve the objectives of the Board;

  • To promote, control and monitor measures towards attaining a high quality for kenaf, kenaf products or tobacco;  

  • To plan and implement training programmes and human resource development in line with the needs of the kenaf industry and tobacco industry;

  • To consider, promote and take measures to prevent the occurrence and spread of diseases affecting kenaf and tobacco;

  • To provide technical, advisory, consultancy and related services to the kenaf industry and tobacco industry;

  • To gather, manage and disseminate information and maintain records of all relevant matters relating to the kenaf industry and tobacco industry

  • To be the resource and information centre of the kenaf industry and tobacco industry

  • To publish or sponsor the publication of journals, periodicals, booklets and other publications and to collect, collate and disseminate information relating to kenaf and tobacco and other economic activities

  • To engage in the trading of kenaf, kenaf products, tobacco or tobacco products

  • To consider, promote and take measures to develop economic activities for persons involved in the kenaf industry or tobacco industry

  • To liaise and co-ordinate with the relevant State Governments and other bodies in carrying out such activities relating to the kenaf industry or tobacco industry as it deems necessary including being members of associations within and outside Malaysia in the interest of the kenaf industry and tobacco industry; and

  • To do such other things as it deems fit to enable it to perform its functions effectively or which are incidental to the performance of its functions.