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Conservation Organisations, Agencies and Programs in Sabah


Several organisations, governmental and non-governmental agencies are active in Sabah focusing on ecosystems, biodiversity, wildlife conservation, environment protection, reduction of greenhouse gases, reduction of poverty and sustainable agriculture. Presently several national and international conservation programs and projects are active in different parts of Sabah.

Bornean Biodiversity and Ecosystems Conservation (BBEC) Programme

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Bornean Biodiversity and Ecosystems Conservation (BBEC) Programme was established as a joint technical cooperation among the Sabah State Government, Malaysian Federal Government and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) under Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA). The BBEC Programme assists the development of an integrated and durable system for biodiversity and ecosystems conservation in the Malaysian State of Sabah. It consists of two phase with the first phase focusing on technical support and the second one on policy support.

Bornean Biodiversity and Ecosystems Conservation - BBEC II Programme

c/o Natural Resources Office
14th Floor, Menara Tun Mustapha
88502 Kota Kinabalu
Sabah, Malaysia

Source: BBEC

Environment Protection Department

Wisma Budaya, 1 - 3 floor
Tunku Abdul Rahman Road
Locked Bag No. 2078
88999 Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia
Tel : +60 88 251290 / 251291 / 267572 / 268572
Fax: +60 88 238120 / 238390

Sandakan Regional Office Environment Protection Department

4th Floor, State Secretariat Building
Mile 7, Labuk Road
Locked Bag No. 9
90500 Sandakan
Sabah, Malaysia
Tel : +60 89 673530 / 672806
Fax: +60 89 672806