Forest Management Certification

 

Forest Management Certification


Forest Management Certification
Sarawak has enforced a new policy direction on forest management certification to strengthen its commitment to manage forests resources in a sustainable manner. Forest Management Certification (FMC) is mandatory to all long term timber licenses in Sarawak. The Sarawak Government through Forest Department Sarawak targeted to have all of its long term timber licenses to be certified by 2025.

Below are the list of certified Forest Management Units (FMUs) AND Forest Plantation management Units (FPMUs) as of January 2024.
 

No. FMU Area (Ha)
1 Anap Muput FMU - Zedtee Sdn. Bhd. 83,535
2 Kapit FMU - Tanjong Manis Holdings Sdn. Bhd. 149,877
3 Linau FMU - Shin Yang Trading Sdn. Bhd. 72,710
4 Ulu Trusan FMU - Syarikat Samling Timber Sdn. Bhd. 92,751
5 Raplex FMU - Raplex Sdn. Bhd. 63,993
6 Melatai Para FMU - Solid Hartabina Sdn. Bhd. 49,524
7 Pasin FMU - Pasin Sdn. Bhd. 132,151
8 Gerenai FMU - Samling Plywood (Miri) Sdn. Bhd. 148,305
9 Gaat-Mengiong FMU - Billion Venture Sdn. Bhd. 66,190
10 Entulu Melatai FMU - Interglobal Empire Sdn. Bhd. 55,112
11 Danum FMU - Shin Yang Sdn. Bhd. 200,383
12 Mujong-Melinau FMU - Subur Tiasa Holdings Bhd. 41,473
13 Segaham FMU - Polymore Timber Sdn. Bhd. 38,984
14 Taman FMU - Perkayuan Sukma Sdn. Bhd. 34,317
15 Patah-Tutoh FMU - Timberplus Sdn. Bhd. 38,687
16 Mengiong-Gaat FMU - Piramid Intan Sdn. Bhd. 36,091
17 Nibong FMU - Shin Yang Sdn. Bhd. 54,143
18 Oya-Balingian FMU - Subur Tiasa Holdings Bhd. 78,051
19 Baleh-Balui FMU - Jaya Tiasa Holdings Bhd. 215,088
20 Penuan-Lebuwai FMU - Jaya Tiasa Holdings Bhd. 132,416
21 Bah-Sama FMU - Suasana Pertiwi Sdn. Bhd. 35,379
22 Patah FMU - Sara Tourism & Leisure Sdn. Bhd. 56,341
23 Mengiong Entulu FMU - Jaya Tiasa Holdings Berhad 64,974
24 Ravenscourt FMU - Ravenscourt Sdn. Bhd. 117,941
25 Layun FMU - Samling Plywood (Lawas) Sdn. Bhd. 142,790
TOTAL 2,201,206
     
No. FPMU Area (Ha)
1 Segan FPMU (LPF 0014) - Samling Timber Sdn. Bhd. 10,332
2 Penyuan FPMU (LPF 0018) - Shin Yang Forestry Sdn. Bhd. 15,261
3 Lana FPMU (LPF 0006) - Samling Reforestation (Bintulu) Sdn. Bhd. 9,393
4 Marudi FPMU (LPF0008) - Samling Reforestation (Bintulu) Sdn. Bhd. 19,941
5 Masama FPMU (LPF 0019) - Shin Yang Forestry Sdn. Bhd. 11,946
6 Kejin Long Lama FPMU (LPF 0017) - Shin Yang Forestry Sdn. Bhd. 28,093
7 Kuala Baram FPMU (LPF 0004) - Samling Timber Sdn. Bhd. 3,000
TOTAL 97,966
     


2.1       Forest Management Certification Scheme and Standards

There are two FMC schemes being used in Malaysia.  There are the  Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) affiliated to Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). 

In Sarawak, most of the certified FMUs are based on the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators (2012, Natural Forest).

FMC process as outlined by Malaysian Timber Certification Council

 

 

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