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The Industrial Development Division is responsible for and carries out the following roles in the execution of its functions.
This is mostly provided in the form of technical training assistance specifically for food processing and manufacturing technical skills to existing and potential entrepreneurs in the country.
This function provides guidelines, planning and a framework for the acquisition of land or the use of government crown land for the facilitation of export zones, economic growth centres (EGCs) and for the development of industrial estates in the provincial centres and in Honiara.
The Division provides support services to existing small and medium industries in product food promotion and product development of new or existing products.
Information and assistance in technology sourcing of equipment and machines for existing small and medium scale industries in the food sector, furniture industry, fishing sector, tailoring industry and other light industries are also be carried out by the Industrial Development Division.
The Industrial Development Division works with its Ministry partners such the Business and Cooperatives Development Division (BCD) and the Marketing and Export Promotion Division (MEPD) to raise awareness of financing options amongst Solomon Islands MSMEs, SMIs and business associations.
A new function of the IDD is to help review and formulate new policies for MSMEs and SMIs.