As stipulated in the Sarawak Biodiversity Ordinance 1997, Sarawak Biodiversity Regulations 1998 and Sarawak Biodiversity (Amendment) Ordinance 2003 and Sarawak Biodiversity (Amendment) Ordinance 2014, SBC carries out the following core functions:

  • implementing bioprospecting programmes on the State's indigenous biodiversity
  • facilitating the documentation of Traditional Knowledge on communities' management and utilization of biodiversity
  • propagating Sarawak's indigenous plants for conservation and appreciation
  • maintaining biodiversity related databases
  • conducting biodiversity-biotechnology awareness and appreciation programmes
  • regulating biodiversity related research with commercial potential in Sarawak through the Research Permit System
  • networking with organizations with similar interests

To implement these functions, SBC is carrying out the following programmes:

The five programmes are carried out in concordance with the statutory functions as stipulated in the  pdf Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (Amendment) Ordinance 2003 (62 KB) pdf [Subsection 5 (c,f,g,h,i & j)].

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Chief Executive Officer
KM20, Jalan Borneo Heights, Semengoh
Locked Bag No.3032, 93990 Kuching,
Sarawak, Malaysia.

Tel: +6 082 610610  |  Fax: +6 082 611535
Email: biosar[at]sbc[dot]org[dot]my

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