Malaysia

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The main objective of the proposal is to enhance conservation activities for Aquilaria malaccensis through establishment of institutional network and arboreta at selected areas. Guidance for this ex situ conservation effort is obtained from the ‘Conservation Action Plan for the Threatened Agarwood Species Aquilaria malaccensis (Thymelaeaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia’.

Projects

Country: Malaysia
Project Type: Non Detriment Findings (NDF)
Taxonomy: Aquilaria malaccensis
Project Title:

Establishment of Arboreta and Strengthening Institutional Network for the Conservation of Aquilaria malaccensis in Peninsular Malaysia

Duration:

24 months

Project Document:

Link

Reports:

Not yet available

Related Publications:

Not yet available

CITES Working Language:

English

KEY STATISTICS

HUMAN POPULATION

31.62 million

LAND AREA* (km2)

328,550

FOREST COVER (km2)

222,092

FOREST COVER (%)

67.6


*Source: www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data//RL (Land Area in Year 2016)

GALLERY

Photo by Mr. Kah Hoo Lau
Aquilaria malaccensis (Flowers)

Photo by Mr. Kah Hoo Lau
Aquilaria malaccensis (Fruits)

Photo by Mr. Kah Hoo Lau
Aquilaria malaccensis (Seedlings)

Reducing harvesting pressure on the Aquilaria malaccensis (Thymelaeaceae) natural populations in Peninsular Malaysia through ex-situ programmes

Photo by Mr. Kah Hoo Lau
Aquilaria malaccensis (Adult tree)