Sarawak focuses on forest research


Abang Johari (second from left) witnessing an exchange of MoU documents between SFC chairman Datuk Dr Yusoff Hanifah (left) and Petri Nygren from SIS. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

KUCHING: The state government will back Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) with funding in forest research to maximise the timber industry’s growth while ensuring sustainability.

Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said SFC would receive financial support to adopt technology in their forest conservation and protection efforts, especially in mitigating illegal logging.

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