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1. What is SARAWAK FORESTRY?
SARAWAK FORESTRY was established by the Sarawak State Government to position Sarawak at the forefront of sustainable forest management and conservation, as outlined in Sarawak Forestry Corporation Ordinance, approved  by the state legislative Assembly in 1995.

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2. What are the key businesses of SARAWAK FORESTRY?
SARAWAK FORESTRY undertakes the management and conservation of Sarawak’s forests.

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3. How was SARAWAK FORESTRY formed?
The concept of SARAWAK FORESTRY started when the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) mission to Sarawak identified a number of weaknesses that must be identified if the State is to sustainably manage its forests. The ITTO recommended a new model, independent of the civil service be given this task, as the Department of Forests has many constraints and limits to effectively achieve sustainable forest management. Following the study, the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly approved The SFC Ordinance and Sarawak Forestry Corporation Sdn. Bhd. was established to undertake the task.

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4. What are the key Business Units in SARAWAK FORESTRY?
At SARAWAK FORESTRY, key divisions are termed key business units. There are 6 key business units, namely:
· Sustainable Forestry and Compliance
· Security and Asset Protection
· Corporate Services
· Protected Area and Biodiversity Conservation
· Applied Forest Science and Industry Development
· Strategic Planning, Special Projects and Land Use

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5. What are the functions of the key business units?
Each business units have its own roles in contributing to the company’s vision – to be globally recognized as the leader in tropical forest conservation and products. The roles are listed below:

Sustainable Forestry and Compliance
Administers the economic and regulatory aspects of Sarawak’s forest, working in partnership with the timber industry, non-timber producers and rural communities

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Security and Asset Protection
Guards the state’s forest assets. Duties also include
- asset protection
- security awareness program
- enforcement of the forest, national parks, nature reserve and wildlife protection Ordinances
- disaster control and management of risk.
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Corporate Services
Responsible for the internal operation and administration of Sarawak Forestry. Activities include:
- corporate administration
- human resource management and personnel development
- budgeting and financial management
- asset management and administration
- implementation and management of Information and Communications Technology
- transportation and logistics

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Protected Area and Biodiversity Conservation
Oversees environmental protection and conservation activities throughout the state. This includes Sarawak’s National Parks, other protected areas and protected species of flora and fauna in general.

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Applied Forest Science and Industry Development
Utilizes innovative techniques and scientific resources to position Sarawak as a global leader in biodiversity conservation, forest resource management and product development.

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Strategic Planning, Special Projects and Land Use
Tasked with developing strategies and solutions to position SARAWAK FORESTRY at the forefront of the global forestry industry, as role model for both forest production and biodiversity conservation.

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6. What are the corporate values of SARAWAK FORESTRY?
SARAWAK FORESTRY incorporates many values in directing the company towards a performance driven culture. SARAWAK FORESTRY employees are expected to acquire these values and to exercise them in their routine work.
I = Integrity
C = Customer-focused
A = Accountable
R = Recognition for performance
E = Environmental stewardship

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7. What does the four components of the SARAWAK FORESTRY logo represent?
The four components in the SARAWAK FORESTRY logo represents, leaf, hornbill, orang utan and tree. ‘Leaf’ reflects the foundation of all the flora species in Sarawak. Thus, it also signifies SARAWAK FORESTRY’s effort and responsibilities in biodiversity conservation. ‘Hornbill’ and ‘orang utan’ are synonym with the diversity of wildlife in Sarawak and signifies the conservation efforts to safeguard all wildlife. Furthermore, hornbill is the official State bird and it gives the logo a distinctive Sarawakian identity. ‘Tree’ component represents sustainable forest management to ensure the optimal use and conservation of our forest resources.

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8. Are the colours used in the logo signifies special meanings?
The colour used in the logo green and brown embody nature and earth and the secondary colours, namely light brown and ochre complements the primary colours used.

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9. What are the business hours in SARAWAK FORESTRY?
At SARAWAK FORESTRY, office and professional staff normally works 5 days a week (Mondays – Fridays). Working hour’s start at 8.00 am and finish at 5.15 pm. Lunch breaks are from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm for Mondays to Thursdays and 11.45 pm to 2.00 pm for Fridays. The Company also recognizes all public holidays declared by the Sarawak State Government. Some operating units may work a different shift to accommodate customer service needs.

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10. How to contact SARAWAK FORESTRY?
SARAWAK FORESTRY is reachable at the following addresses:

SARAWAK FORESTRY Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
Corporate Office
Lot 218, KCLD
JalanTapang, Kota Sentosa
93250 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: (+6) 082 610088
Fax: (+6) 082 610099
Toll Free Line: 1-800-88-2526
Email: info@sarawakforestry.com
Website: www.sarawakforestry.com

SARAWAK FORESTRY Regional Office, Kuching
Lot 218, KCLD
JalanTapang, Kota Sentosa
93250 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: (+6) 082 610088
Fax: (+6) 082 610099

SARAWAK FORESTRY Regional Office, Sibu
Level 12, Wisma Sanyan
No.1, Jalan Sanyan
96000 Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: (+6) 084 337444 / 349455 / 344655
Fax: (+6) 084 337411 / 313411

SARAWAK FORESTRY Regional Office, Bintulu
Level 1, Block 31
Lot 3730 / 3733
Medan Jaya Commercial Centre
Jalan Sultan Iskandar
97000 Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: (+6) 086 313726 / 314243
Fax: (+6) 086 313459 / 336276

SARAWAK FORESTRY Regional Office, Miri
Level 11, Wisma Pelita Tunku
Jalan Puchong
98008 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: (+6) 085 436637 / 438455 / 421671
Fax: (+6) 085 431975 / 429932

 

 
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