The revised Forest Management Plan for Raplex Forest Management Unit (T/0560 Raplex Sdn Bhd) has been approved by Forest Department Sarawak on 6th September 2021 vide letter (88)JHS/600-3/7/102Jld.13. This revision is inline with the revision of the Malaysian Criteria and Indicator for Sustainable Forest Management (MC&I SFM) published on 19 March 2020 by the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) and also to update the FMP with latest information from monitoring activities conducted by the FMU. The following points are some highlights of changes and update made in Revision 02 of this FMP;

  • Two additional chapters have been added Chapter 15: Forest Fire Management Plan and Chapter 16 – Risk and mitigation Measures to Climate Change,
  • Changes in roles and responsibilities of Forest Department Sarawak and Sarawak Forestry Corporation including its standard operating procedures
  • Incorporation of updated requirement within the federal and state law, regulation, and policies, (i.e. Sarawak Forest Policy 2019, Policy Direction for Forest Management Certification in Sarawak) and the principles and criteria of MC&I SFM
  • Incorporation of updated FMU monitoring information

Summary of approved Forest Management Plan (FMP) as per chapter below:

Chapter 1: Background of Forest Management Area

Chapter 2: Forest Resource Base

Chapter 3: Management Plan Prescriptions

Chapter 4: Harvesting Plan

Chapter 5: Pre-harvest Planning

Chapter 6: Harvesting an Post-harvest Operation

Chapter 7: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Chapter 8: Forest Research

Chapter 9: Silviculture, Forest Rehabilitation and Afforestation

Chapter 10: Wildlife Management

Chapter 11: Identification and Management of Protected Areas

Chapter 12: High Conservation Values (HCV)

Chapter 13: Community Relation and Workers Rights

Chapter 14: Occupational Safety and Health

Chapter 15: Forest Fire Management Plan

Chapter 16: Risk and Mitigation Measures to Climate Change

Updated on 24 March 2023 by SFM Department