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Yayasan Sabah’s collaborative partner for Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA) is PETRONAS, Malaysia’s national oil and gas company. The collaboration shall see implementation of various programmes in ICCA related to public awareness, environment education, community outreach, research and capacity building. Also being undertaken are preliminary works towards the construction of the Imbak Canyon Studies Centre, and the Imbak Canyon Strategic Management Plan.

Objectives of the partnership are as follow:

1. To manage ICCA as a protected area and promote sustainable use of natural resources
2. Training of local communities in biodiversity conservation
3. Enhance capacity building among staff of YSG/PETRONAS and other stakeholder agencies
4. Formulation of Imbak Canyon Conservation Area Strategic Management Plan
5. Establishment of relevant field facilities for Education and Research

Borneo Geographic Expedition Seminar, Kangkawat Research Station, Imbak Canyon Conservation Area

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Imbak Canyon Studies Centre (ICSC) Official Opening

ICSC is officially open by The Right Honourable Chief Minister of Sabah, Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Mohd Shafie bin Haji Apdal on 26th March 2019. The Studies Centre shall function as the gateway to Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA) as well as heart of managing the area, and provides the necessary logistical support for research, […]

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Article on Imbak from Petronas Flow Issue 2 (2018) Magazine available online on Petronas’s website. #Link to Publication Homepage: #Direct link to PDF:

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Batu Timbang Scientific Expedition Explores ICCA’s Treasures

A seminar on Imbak Canyon Batu Timbang Scientific Expedition has opened the eyes and minds of the public to be interested in doing further research. This was remarked by the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Sabah, Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun in his official launching speech during the Imbak Canyon Batu Timbang Scientific Expedition […]

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Batu Timbang Scientific Expedition Unlocking Nature’s Secrets

A group consisting of 130 participant’s joined in on a scientific of Batu Timbang located on the south-west of the Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA) from 16 to 26 August 2017. The expedition conducted within five kilometre from the base camp focused on flora and fauna diversity, physical science, eco-tourism potential as well as social […]

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