5,994 football fields in the forest reserve could soon become timber plantations
It’s positioned within the Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve in Perak, which separates Kuala Kangsar and Ipoh, the place plans are underway to transform a big portion of it right into a woodland timber farm and is predicted to start this yr.
With a complete space of 4,280 hectares, roughly the scale of 5,994 soccer fields, the venture goals to make use of the world for the event and operation of afforestation for as much as 50 years.
The Division of the Setting (DOE) introduced on December 28 final yr that it was reviewing the Environmental Affect Evaluation (EIA) report for the venture, which is open for public evaluation till January 26. Public suggestions for the venture will finish on February 10.
In line with the EIA report Malaysiakini has seen, the venture goals to develop forest merchandise as timber.
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