Recovery Project in Gunung Arong Forest Reserve, Johor

TH Plantations Berhad (THP) and GEC in collaboration with Johor State Forestry Department form a partnership to restore and protect 4,300 ha in the northeast portion of Gunung Arong Forest Reserve (GAFR). The forest reserve mainly consists of lowland forest with approximately 1,500 ha of peat swamp forest/peatland. 

The project will work directly with the targeted local communities at the selected site to establish mechanisms and incentives for their involvement in the conservation and sustainable use of the area.

Duration: 2022 – 2029

Funder: TH Plantations Berhad (THP)

Partner: Johor State Forestry Department


The main objectives include:

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