Project Board will provide overall guidance for the execution of the project activities and include selective representatives as in the list below. In addition, the Project Board shall inspect and follow-up the implementation of the project and provide coordination among relevant ministries. The Project Board will be led by the Sabah Forestry Department and will meet biannually or as necessary.

Members of Project Board :

  • Natural Resources Office, Sabah (Executive Chair of the Project Board)
  • Sabah Forestry Department (Executive Secretary to the Project Board)
  • UNDP-Country Office
  • Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
  • Economic Planning Unit
  • State Economic Planning Unit
  • Ministry of Finance, Sabah
  • Sabah Biodiversity Centre
  • Sabah Wildlife Department
  • Department of Irrigation and Drainage
  • Sabah Foundation
  • Universiti Malaysia Sabah
  • WWF-Malaysia

Terms of Reference of the Project Board :

  • Provide Policy guidance on matters pertaining to the implementation of the project.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the project towards fulfilment of the objectives stated in the project document.
  • Coordinate and oversee the overall project activities and budget.
  • Review and comment on each years proposed work plan and budget.
  • Initiate remedial actions to overcome all constraints in progress of the project.
  • Review and approve relevant changes to the project design.
  • Coordinate the roles of the various organizations involved in the execution of the project and ensure harmony with related activities.
  • Review and approve progress and technical reports.
  • Establish Technical Committees to oversee technical details related to the project.
  • Operates and makes decision by consensus.