About Us

SARAWAK FORESTRY was established by the 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.

SARAWAK FORESTRY launched its operations on June 9, 2003 and is committed to responsibly manage and conserve Sarawak’s forests. SARAWAK FORESTRY’s functions are governed by 4 major ordinances, namely Sarawak Forestry Corporation Ordinance, 1995; Forests Ordinance, 1958; National Parks and Nature Reserves Ordinance, 1998 and Wild Life Protection Ordinance, 1998.

Its core functions include:

  • Collection of Forestry Revenue
  • Control of Harvesting and Enforcement of Compliance
  • Management of Totally Protected Areas (TPAs)
  • Conservation of Wild Life
  • Conduct of Forestry Research and Development (R&D)
  • Training of Forestry Workers
  • Administration and Management of Permanent Forest Estates (PFE)