Capacity Building

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One Step Forward For Organic Farmer

EXTENDED 1 ACRE FOR GINGER CULTIVATION Recent updates on our Organic Ginger Porject showed that villagers from Kg. Lugu and Kg. Kobon have cleared another 1 acre of their land to plant with 1000 ginger rhizomes (root cuttings). To date, they have already worked on over 2 acres of land altogether and it would be […]

Mr. Jerri Mulihin (right end), Simon Louvard (second from left) and Mr. Suhailie Kahar (second from right) with the local community in Sukau, lead by Mr. Madia Bin Top (fifth from left).

Training for Bee Farming in Sukau- Fight Nature with Nature

21st May 2015 – On the last 29th April 2015, Borneo Ecotourism Solutions and Technologies (BEST) Society hosted a training program for Bee Farming in Sukau delivered by Mr. Jerri Mulihin to 10 representatives of the local community in Sukau. The one day basic training of bee farming would be the pilot project to see […]

Mr. Timothy Teo, on behalf of his father, Mr. Albert Teo, receiving the grants award from Shell

Sharing Privilege – Borneo Ecotourism Solutions and Technologies (BEST) Society received Sustainable Development Grants Award 2015 from SHELL Malaysia

Thursday 7th May, 2015 – Another on the go for BEST Society after receiving Grants from Shell on the last 7th May 2015 under the category of Sustainable Livelihood. Organic Farming phase 2 is a continuous project supported by Shell with community involvement in Kg. Rampai Besar, Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia. Shell has given BEST Society […]

Susan Soong (left) receiving the award

A MILESTONE FOR BEST SOCIETY

Borneo Ecotourism Solutions and Technologies (BEST) Society achieved another milestone when it was selected as the finalist of the “Most Inspiring Responsible Tourism Initiative” category of 2014 Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards on the closing day of this year’s ITB Asia (Marina Bay Sands, Singapore). It was a double joy as Borneo Eco Tours – […]

Signing of MOA between Mr. Albert Teo (BEST Society), Martin (Land Owner), Dr. Heng (Sabah Society) and Baton Bijamin (Director & GM of BET)

A Milestone for Camp Lemaing – Sir Hugh Low Expedition Camp

  16th April 2014 is a significant date for Camp Lemaing when the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Borneo Eco Tours (BET), BEST Society, land owner Martin Moguring and Sabah Society was signed for the development of Camp Lemaing – an ecotourism operation near Minitinduk Gorge, Village of Kiau, Sabah. The community based ecotourism project […]

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BEST Society Sponsors Business Training for 37 Village Leaders

Borneo Ecotourism Solutions and Technologies (BEST) Society, an NGO in Sabah, Malaysia, which has been actively implementing community projects in the last few years in Kudat sponsored 37 leaders (12 females and 25 males) from several villages in Pitas (Kg Mandamai, Kg Tutuwoon, Kg Lugu, Kg Dandum, Kg Kobon, Kg Ontolob and Kg Perupok) and […]

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Glory Motivation Seminar in Sikuati, Kudat

Borneo Ecotourism, Solutions and Technologies (BEST) Society recently organized a motivation seminar as part of its capacity building program for developing entrepreneurs for participants of the Shell’s Organic Farming, Kg. Rampai Besar including the previous participants of other BEST Society projects in Kimihang and students from SMK Sikuati I & II, Kudat. The half day […]

Artist's impression of Camp Lemaing

Camp Lemaing – Sir Hugh Low Expedition Camp : A Community Based Ecotourism Project

The 16-bed Camp Lemaing is named in honor of Lemaing, one of the local mountain guides from Kg. Kiau who led colonial official Sir Hugh Low for the first documented climb to the summit of Mt Kinabalu in 1851. The camp is located at Sambatang Caves on the Kadaimaian River, a fifteen minutes trek below […]

Mr Oh Jung Myun together with his son , Mr Oh Sung Doh giving talk to the participants.

Educational Talk on Organic Farming by Korean Expert

Borneo Ecotourism Solutions and Technologies (BEST) Society recently invited Mr Oh Jung Myun, an organic farming expert from the South Korea to give a talk to the farmers at Kg Rampai, Besar, Kudat, Malaysia on 11th December 2013. This talk is part of the program under the Organic Farming Project funded by the Shell Malaysia […]

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Bonco Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO): A community Project in Sabah, North of Borneo

Coconut, regarded as tree with 101 uses does not fit the bill to be a lucrative industry as compared to other cash crops in Sabah like palm oil. Though blessed with coconut trees that fringe the beaches and in the backyard of the locals, the people of Kudat at the northernmost tip of Borneo is […]