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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

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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Persatuan Porter Dan Malim Kanyon Imbak Daerah Tongod Sabah telah berdaftar di bawah Jabatan Pendaftaran Pertubuhan Malaysia (JPPM) pada 2 Mac 2017.

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Yayasan Sabah Group takes part in Petronas CSI

Musa (right) at the Yayasan Sabah Group exhibition booth accompanied by Sidek (second, right) and Anita (third, right). Seen with them are Rosinah (left) and Rosti.   KOTA MARUDU: Yayasan Sabah Group continuously involves in community outreach programme by participating in the exhibition of Petronas Corporate Social Investment in Sabah. The event was held at […]

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Proactive steps by PETRONAS in protecting the environment

TONGOD: PETRONAS recently organised a visit to the Imbak Canyon Conservation Area (ICCA) aimed at further creating awareness on the conservation efforts being carried out in partnership with Yayasan Sabah. The participants, many of whom were first-timers to the area, consisted of government officials and PETRONAS staff, led by Mohd Zaini Mohd Yunus, Chairman for PETRONAS Sabah and Labuan. […]

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