Community and NGO efforts to pursue workable alternatives base on social justice, environmental respect, community participation, empowerment, and economic sustainability, such as agroforestry forestry and the likes are presented here.
Termite infestation in Sarawak
This is the first official article of the new kid on the blog in Sarawak, the Hornbill Unleashed. I really want to say something about the termite, but something else appropriate seems to be in ......
26 Mar 2009
Dances with Dayaks
The recent happenings in Sarawak interest me; something West Malaysians must learn from. A new era is dawning – of culture and consciousness in the face of state-sponsored corporate crony capitalism. ......
24 Nov 2008
Agroforestry Venture : An Alternative for Sungei Maong Community
Sungai Maong is situated in Machan, a sub-district of Kanowit, between 50 and 60 kilometers from Sibu. Community agroforestry was first initiated in 1998. The programme involves some 20 families from ......
12 Feb 2003
Prospecting Sarawak Indigenous people’s right
Borneo, the world’s third largest island (750,000 sq km) is known for its oldest (150 million years) tropical forest. This land of original home for many Austronesian people (human remians found in ......
11 Oct 2002
Sarawak indigenous group bags UN award and cash prize
A Sarawakian local community has won the United Nations Equator Prize 2002 award for its outstanding efforts in reducing poverty and conserving biodiversity.
05 Sep 2002
Community Agroforestry as an Alternative Land use System - A Sarawak Case Study
Land development schemes in Sarawak since 1970s are largely copied from Peninsular Malaysia that originated form the colonial government’s concept of modern development. The effort was not successful ......
16 Jun 2001
More longhouse communities starting agroforestry programme
Twenty more longhouse families in Kanowit and Naman of Sibu Division have started agroforestry programme.
07 Sep 2000
Putan Community Agroforestry Project Progressing
The community of Rumah Rendah, Sarikei Division, harvested jungle fruits, edible and herbal plants, bamboo and palm shoots, wild games, snails and fishes, timber and fire wood to an estimated amount ......
19 Jan 2000
Some Characteristics of Agricultural System for Small Farmers
Some characteristics of agricultural system for small-scale farmers.
01 Jan 2000
Open Invitation to Gawai Kelinkang
Silop(Alliance for preservation of Iban Cultural Virtue, Bintulu) wishes to send this invitation to you all on the Indigenous festival, Gawai Kelinkang (A prayer for health, pure soul and fine ......
21 Sep 1999