SABAH FORESTRY DEPARTMENT

FOREST RESTORATION

Forest Restoration Program will be done in phases. The 1st phase of this program started in August 2013. SFD had appointed EZ Enterprise as the contractor to the 1st phase of 50 Ha restoration areas, Contract No. JP/SN/KLBKN-D11/01/2013, within a period of 2 years starting from August 2013 to August 2015. This program will target open area of ex-camp sites, ex-stumpings and landing sites, ex-sawmill sites and other degraded forest gaps. Forest restoration program consist of several work specification i.e preliminary works, site preparation, supply raising and maintenance of seedlings, fertilizing, constructing temporary nursery and placing restoration signboards and also road maintenance within planting blocks.

In the year 2015, SFD had appointed Syarikat Indah Jaya as the contractor of the 5.0 Ha restoration area, quotation approval offer letter JPHTN/KA 300-5/1/22(6), within a period of 4 weeks starting 2nd November 2015 to 23rd November 2015. The target area for restoration work as well as maintenance and fertilization is the open area. The contractor had completed their works including first maintenance and a 50gm fertilization work. Border demarcation for the planting block as well as the restoration signboard had been prepared.

In 2016, SFD had appointed Saramas as the contractor of the 25 Ha restoration area, quotation approval offer letter JPHTN/KA 300-5/1/36(8), within a period of 4 weeks starting 2nd November 2016 to 22nd November 2016. The target area for restoration work as well as maintenance and fertilization is the open area. The contractor had completed their works including first maintenance and a 50gm fertilization work. Border demarcation for the planting block as well as the restoration signboard had been prepared.

The table below shows the restoration planting within NGR SFM:

CONTRACTOR

BLOCK NO.

CONTRACT NO.

VALIDITY OF CONTRACT

AREA (HA.)

STATUS/REMARKS

START

END

EZ ENTERPRISE


JP/SN/KLBKN-D11/01/2013

August 2013

August 2015

50 Ha

Done by Dec 2014

Syarikat Indah Jaya   JPHTN/KA 300-5/1/22(6) 2nd November 2015 23rd November 2015 5.0 Ha Done by 23rd November 2015

Saramas


JP/SN/KLBKN-NGR/RESTORASI/08/2016

2nd November 2016

22rd November 2016

25 Ha

Done by 22nd November 2016

As now, progress of forest restoration area in the year 2016, a management still identified the suitable location for the restoration area in Northern Gunung Rara - SFM project and SFD proposed 25 Ha for restoration area.




Picture of Restoration Program