NPRDC focuses on research and development in three related components, namely; Herbal Science, Agroforestry and Biotourism.
The strategic objective of this centre is to research and develop natural resources involving researchers in multidisciplinary and internationalization of the centre through the communication between local and overseas researchers.
NPRDC is also set up to secure research grants that comprise the purchase of equipment needed to develop the centre. It is hoped that the centre will be able to facilitate researchers with advance machines and apparatus, which will be a resource for reference in Sarawak. The centre also aims to produce post-graduates in related disciplines.
Dr. Hasmah Bt Mohidin