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Purpose of Collaboration

To explore the potential of sustainable development efforts in Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA).

Scope of the Collaboration

To achieve the purpose mentioned above, Yayasan Sabah Group and Yayasan PETRONAS have determined the following areas that may be mutually beneficial to both parties :
* To explore the safeguarding and conservation of the ICCA’s core zone and its buffer zones as Protected Area.
* To explore the potential to increase carbon sink through forest rehabilitation.
* To explore the research and development potentials of the ICCA biological diversity and promote sustainable usage, whilst safeguarding its natural resources.
* To promote the Imbak Canyon Studies Centre (ICSC) as a training and education centre in conservation, natural history, ecology, forestry and related sciences in support of the ICCA Strategic Management Plan.
* To explore on the enhancement of the local communities’ capability to achieve sustainable livelihood and instill sustainable practices based on their surrounding environment; and
* To explore on the potential collaboration with relevant stakeholders to promote sustainable development programmes.

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

LAUNCHING OF IMBAK CANYON STUDIES CENTRE PROJECT

Pusat Pembelajaran Kanyon Imbak (PPKI) terletak di pinggir Kawasan Konservasi Kanyon Imbak (KKKI) dan terdiri daripada dua lokasi iaitu; kawasan utama Pusat Pembelajaran di mana semua bangunan dan kemudahan ditempatkan dan kawasan Taman Hutan Hujan Imbak, yang akan dibangunkan untuk tujuan pendidikan alam sekitar, cabaran-eko dan aktiviti rekreasi. PPKI merupakan pintu masuk ke KKKI, yang […]

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IMBAK CANYON OPEN DAY

KOTA KINABALU (TUESDAY) – In conjunction with the World Environment Day 2014, the Yayasan Sabah Group and PETRONAS will be organising the second Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA) Open Day on 5 June 2014 at the Dewan Serbaguna Telupid. According to the Director of Yayasan Sabah, Datuk Sapawi Bin Haji Ahmad, the main objective of […]

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STAKEHOLDER VALIDATION WORKSHOP ICCA STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PLAN 2014-2023

KOTA KINABALU (WEDNESDAY) – A Strategic Management Plan of the Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA) is in the making and the importance of the stakeholders involvement in validating the said plan is vital. This was disclosed by the Director of Yayasan Sabah, Datuk Sapawi Bin Haji Ahmad during the ICCA Management Plan Stakeholders’ Validation Workshop […]

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PETRONAS, YAYASAN SABAH reach out to Imbak Canyon Community

PETRONAS and Yayasan Sabah reached out to the communities around Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA) in Tongod in the heart of Sabah, in a briefing session, aimed at creating awareness on the effort to conserve the state’s pristine heritage. Some 140 residents from 10 villages in Mukim Pinangah attended the session on 5 February. The […]

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PROGRAM JALINAN KOMUNITI – FEBRUARY 5, 2014

One of the programmes under the Yayasan Sabah-Petronas Imbak Canyon Conservation Partnership is engagement with villagers living in the surrounding area of Imbak Canyon. On February 5, 2014, engagement will be with the people of Mukim Pinangah.  The venue for the event is SMK Pinangah.  In 2012, Yayasan Sabah and Petronas organized similar programme in […]

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Other Conservation Areas
Danum Valley Conservation Area
Maliau Basin Conservation Area

 

Official Websites
Yayasan Sabah Group
Petronas