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Number LPF Issued

Table 1: Number and Location of LPFs Issued

 

Year

Number of LPF issued

Total

Kuching

Samarahan

Betong

Sibu

Kapit

Mukah

Bintulu

Miri

Limbang

Lawas

1997

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

1998

 

 

 

1**

2

 

4

3

 

1

11

1999

 

 

 

1***

1

 

2

1

 

 

5

2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

2

2001

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

2002

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

1

 

5

2003

 

 

 

1**

3

1/1****

 

 

 

 

6

2004

 

1

1

1**

 

 

 

1

1*

 

4

2005

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

2

2007

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

2

2008

 

 

 

 

 

1/1****

 

 

 

 

2

2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

2010

 

 

 

 

 

1****

 

1

 

 

2

2018

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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* Limbang/Lawas   ** Kapit/Sibu   *** Sibu/Bintulu   **** Mukah/Sibu

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Under clause 26 of the Forests (Planted Forests) Rules,1997 the Government has allowed the LPF holders to plant oil palm covering 20% of the plantable area for one cycle of 25 years to allow flexibility in their cash flow management.

 

As at Dec 2019, a total of 451,362 hectares of the land areas has been planted for 1st rotation and 2nd rotation 87,455 hectares with trees. Out of this, 197,188 hectares have planted with oil palm and 93,894 hectares have planted with enrichment planting.