Environment

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More Community Project at Kiulu

INTRODUCING THE BANANA CIRCLE CHILDREN ACTIVITY IN KIULU Additionally, Filipa also organized an environmental education program for the children and shared on Sabah’s endangered species and ecosystem among others. The thing that caught our attention most was when they were asked where these species (Borneo elephant, Orang-utan, Sumatran rhinoceros) lived and all of them answered […]

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BEST Society visit to Signal Hill Eco Farm

2nd July 2015 – Led by Mr. Albert Teo, Borneo Ecotourism Solutions and Technologies (BEST Society) and some of its members drop over to Signal Hill Eco Farm on the last 1st July 2015. 3 members of Organic Farm Phase 2 from Sikuati, Kudat also came for the visit. The purpose of this visit was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Project Matunggong 6/2009: Personal Financial Planning Seminar

BEST Society has been actively implementing a number of community projects including a seminar held in Matunggong which entitled “Personal Financial Planning” on the 19 th of September 2009 at Handicraft Training Centre, Kampung Pinawantai, Matunggong, Sabah . Mr Lam Kee Hing himself a member of the Panel of Advisors of BEST Society was the […]

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Enzyme Workshop for Organic Farming

Borneo Ecotourism, Solution and Technologies (BEST) Society has successfully organised a workshop to teach making enzyme for organic farming in Kg Rampai Besar Community Hall, Kudat, Malaysia on 29th June 2013. The half day workshop was conducted by trainer, Mr. Oh Sung Doh and attended by 19 participants including ten participants from Organic Farming Project […]

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KINABATANGAN WILDLIFE CORRIDOR REHABILITATION PROGRAM UPDATE

By Michelle Noronha and Albert Teo. Sukau Rainforest Lodge’s (SRL) tree planting project was recently renamed ‘KWICORP’, which is an acronym for Kinabatangan Wildlife Corridor Rehabilitation Program. The project which is run by the staff at SRL and BET, aims to regenerate a 64 acres site of riverine forest corridor along the lower Kinabatangan River […]