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Partners & Funders


  • Sabah Wildlife Department, the state authority for legislation and policy regarding wildlife, is the project’s main partner in this study on the Borneo Pygmy elephants.
  • Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) is the agency responsible for law enforcement and policy on forest management including forest assessment. WWF-Malaysia works with the Forest Research Centre of SFD to develop information and protocols relating to forest restoration for timber production and wildlife habitat improvement.
  • Sabah Foundation (SF) supports the project by providing access to most of the important forest areas with wildlife in Sabah which is managed by them. SF also provides facilities such as accommodation, research centre in the study field site and transportation.


This project is generously funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as well as the 3 WWF network offices.