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Activities by NGOs and CBOs Malaysia

  Type of Activity Organization Objectives
1 Water Quality Control
(Sg. Pencala, Petaling Jaya, Selangor)
(Global Environmental Centre)
  • To identify the stake holders in Sg. Pencala basin and inform them about the programme
  • To conduct pilot river rehabilitation activities with stake holders i.e. local residents and community groups at selected sites
  • To improve discharge quality  from sewage treatment and waste  management facilities
  • To create a handbook outlining BMP for pollution prevention and river restoration
2 Catchment Biodiversity management
(Sg. Nenggiri, Kelantan)
  • To enhance awareness on importance of IRBM and community role in river protection among stakeholders
  • To conduct important monitoring and enforcement of environment, land clearing
  • To improve understanding and increased actions by local stakeholders to reduce soil erosion and improve water quality
  • To seek the options for livelihood enhancement linked to ecotourism and biodiversity conservation, developed with local communities
3 Land use management,
 (Cameron Highland)
  • To explore the opportunities for non governmental stakeholders participation in land use management
  • Current land use practices by non governmental stakeholders for setting baseline of BMP documented and recommendation  on opportunities  for co management identified
  • To create action plans for non-governmental stakeholders to participate in land use planning and management
4 Re-establishment of damaged riparian habitats
(Sg. Bernam , Sg Selangor/Perak)
(Malaysian Nature Society)
  • To make a report on the status of the riparian habitats of Sg. Bernam
  • To create a manual on BMP for re-establishment of riparian habitats
  •  To organise local support groups amongst stake holders
5 Re-establishment of damaged riparian areas
(Sg. Kinabatangan, Sabah)
  • To develop a package of methods (concerning policy, land ownership, and economic tools) and its implementation
  • To establish three model of re-establishment riparian areas in three different setting:  (a) commercial production forest, (b) state land and (c) village land
  • To promote stakeholders’ participation including a series of ‘gotong royong’ activities
Source : Malaysian Water  partnership

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