Sarawak committed to safeguarding forest ecosystem

By Sharon Ling
The Malaysia Star Online
November 8, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: International

KUCHING: The state government is committed in ensuring sustainable forest measures are in place for Sarawak. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said the state government recognised the importance of sustainable forest management to address the issues of forest degradation and deforestation which plagued some countries undergoing rapid development. “We are also aware of the problem and taking steps to safeguard our forests. “However, the forest ecosystem is highly complex and influenced by numerous external factors.

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