The Second Forest Management Plan (FMP) continues to drive TSH’s efforts towards achieving its vision of a multiple-use forest that will sustainably contribute to Sabah’s economy at the state and district level, provide employment and business opportunities for the local rural population, enhance shareholders’ value and secure an equitable return on its investment. This is to be achieved based on the Principles of Sustainable Development.
The main thrust of the Second FMP is to continue undertaking silviculture treatment in the Natural Forest Management (NFM) areas, securing the external boundaries of the Sustainable Forest Management License Agreement (SFMLA) area by continuously “cleaning” the external boundaries, commence harvesting the Natural Forest Management (NFM) areas using Reduced Impact Logging (RIL) guidelines and initiating the Forest Certification process with the view of obtaining certification during the tenure of the FMP period.
A total of 30,003 ha covering 85 compartments had been set aside for Conservation. The High Conservation Value Forests include: