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Baram Villagers Learn About Community-Based Conservation Efforts Around Borneo

21.03.2017
Three delegations from the Baram Conservation Initiative returned from their study tours on Sunday with aspirations for community-based conservation for the Baram region.
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Draft for land conservation gets Forest Dept backing

22.02.2017
Komeok (fourth right) and Kallang (second right) handing over the draft copy of the pre-proposal for a community initiated land and environmental conservation initiative in Ulu Baram to Sapuan in the presence of (from left) James Nyuran from the Kenyah community in Baram, Paul Chai, who is the ITTO project leader for Sarawak, Zarina Shabli, who is the officer for the Conservation of Forest and Siah representing the Penan community from Baram.
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Long Lawen: A Story of Self-Determined Development

28.10.2016
Representatives of the Baram Conservation Initiative visit Long Lawen to learn from a community that chose its own kind of development
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Launching of Baram Conservation Initiative

21.10.2016
Following the cancellation of the Baram Dam, the communities of Baram are proud to announce the launch of the Baram Conservation Initiative.
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Sarawak Chief Minister surprises London with forest pledge

05.05.2015
Adenan Satem uses first official overseas visit to reach out to NGOs and call for international support to transform the Sarawak timber industry – Penan delegation meets the Chief Minister to present a memorandum for the Penan Peace Park
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Malaysia’s Penan present their ideas for the preservation of their traditional forests

23.05.2012
Malaysia’s Penan present their ideas for the preservation of their traditional forests - Indigenous Penan communities from Upper Baram, Sarawak/Malaysia, propose the “Penan Peace Park” as a model project that integrates forest protection and socio-economic development
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Penan go to court to defend Heart of Borneo rainforests

21.12.2010
Ba Jawi community sues logging group Samling and the Sarawak state government in order to protect 15,000 hectares of high-conservation-value tropical rainforest
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