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  • Laying the Foundation for Sustainable Landscape Management of Malaysia’s Biodiverse Central Forest Spine
    Jun 7, 2017

    the Central Forest Spine (CFS) forms the backbone of Peninsular Malaysia by linking forest complexes with a network of ecological corridors creating a connected conservation area.

  • Laying the Foundation for Sustainable Landscape Management of Malaysia’s Biodiverse Central Forest Spine
    Jun 7, 2017

    The Central Forest Spine (CFS) forms the backbone of Peninsular Malaysia by linking forest complexes with a network of ecological corridors creating a connected conservation area.

  • The LITSARA Story - Innovating Ancestral Knowledge
    May 22, 2017

    LitSara® project demonstrates the good spirit of ABS which utilises the acquisition of Prior Informed Consent (PIC) from participating communities, who themselves, are actively involved in the project

  • Walking the last mile of equitable and inclusive growth
    Jun 10, 2013

    As this is Malaysia’s first NHDR, the entire process has helped to build national capacities in developing such a report in line with international best practices. With such capacities built, it opens the doors for future reports to be undertaken and also the possibility of developing the HDRs at regional or sub-national levels on issues that demand focus at a more disaggregated level.

  • Capacity Building Support for Malaysia’s role in Multidimensional Peacekeeping Training
    Nov 27, 2012

    Promoted gender issues in peacekeeping through organizing an international seminar on Gender in peacekeeping, the first of its kind in Malaysia.

  • Helping Islanders Gain A Voice In Marine Park Development
    May 31, 2012

    People continue to be mesmerised by Tioman Island which attracts its fair share of the 25 million tourists visiting the country every year. However, as the world’s travelling community descends here all year round, the undeniable development that affects the islanders presents both challenges and opportunities for the 3600 people living in the eight villages along Tioman’s coastline.

  • Strengthening The Global Fight Against Corruption
    Nov 30, 2011

    Studies show that moving up from the lowest end of the corruption scale distribution to the middle could result in an average increase in investment of as much as 8% of GDP. Similarly, per capita income growth may rise by over 1 per cent.

  • Pathway to the Interiors - Honda and UNDP Reach Out to Rural Youth
    Feb 4, 2009

    The Honda Dreams Fund (HDF) team had decided to embark on a public promotions campaign in the form of road shows to reach out to the communities, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds. In Sabah and Sarawak, poverty is largely a rural phenomenon. Thus, the HDF team set out to promote the educational opportunities afforded by the HDF to these very communities in the regions of Sabah, Sarawak and parts of Peninsular Malaysia.

  • Mangrove Regeneration Efforts Take Root in Setiu
    Mar 31, 2008

    After two years, Abdul Manaf's dream of restoring life back into the strip of mangrove forest in his backyard is one step closer to reality. As head of the local residents' committees, Manaf has been instrumental in getting about 150 villagers from Kampung Fikri, Kampung Saujana and Kampung Gong Batu to come together to rehabilitate and conserve mangroves in the area through a community project started by PETRA Perdana and UNDP.

  • River safety, a vital community service
    Jan 31, 2008

    As part of the Sarawak Inland Waterway Transport (SIWT) System Study’s Education and Awareness Programme, making river safety a vital community service, UNDP and Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) conducted basic river safety, rescue and CPR/First Aid training for about 500 rural school children and community members from July to December 2007, including 40 dental nurses and attendants in Sarikei.

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