Posted on 02 June 2017
The Heart of Borneo Initiative is a transboundary collaboration of the three Governments of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Malaysia to conserve and sustainably manage the biodiversity, ecosystems and natural resources in the interior area of the island of Borneo, known as the Heart of Borneo (HoB).
The updates presented in this document aim to provide an overview of the progress of the ongoing conservation efforts undertaken by the WWF HoB Programme (also known as the Borneo Programme among the WWF network). It is the first updates for the year 2017 which covers series of programme activities over the last one and a half years. It provides some highlights of activities working with the governments, businesses, civil society, local communities and Indigenous Peoples, and the ongoing efforts to protect priority places and species within the HoB and beyond.
The updates also include some of the key accomplishments by the respective landscape teams in the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak and the Indonesian provinces of Kalimantan. It is to give an overall picture on how WWF’s works by the HoB and the landscape teams have shaped the implementation of conservation and sustainable development by the governments and key players in Borneo.