Genting Plantations sets aside 44.5ha to protect pygmy elephants in Sabah


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  • Monday, 27 Aug 2018

A file picture of Borneo pygmy elephants looking for food along the Kinabatangan river in Sabah on Feb 19, 2009. - Reuters/Bazuki Muhammad

KOTA KINABALU: Borneo pygmy elephants and other endangered wildlife in Sabah may soon have more space to roam free thanks to a partnership between a plantation company and the state government.

A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Genting Plantations Berhad and Sabah Wildlife Department would see the former set aside 44.5ha of oil palm plantation land for wildlife conservation.

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