Forever Sabah Institute
- FSI -
Forever Sabah Institute works with committed changemakers from around the world to enhance strengths and explore challenges so they can facilitate transformative processes for people and the planet
The Forever Sabah Institute (FSI), working in a network of allied hubs, facilitates innovative, experiential, grounded and change-inspired learning across the organic web of Forever Sabah to share knowledge, skills and practices to catalyze transformative processes
FSI embodies diverse knowledge, values and ways of knowing: indigenous and scientific, and those of the head, hand and heart
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From Idea to Reality: The Evolution of Forever Sabah
June 9, 2019
The aim of this project is to improve the resilience and management of freshwater species, habitat and watershed ecosystem services for Sabah.
Community-based species and habitat conservation in rivers and wetlands through the citizen-science approach
Research and assessment exercises to inform statewide sustainability projects, namely the CSPO certification process, Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) and the Humans Habitats Highways project
Education and awareness workshops and publication of knowledge pertaining to aquatic species, water quality, hydrology, monsoonal meteorology and traditional fishery ecological knowledge
FFF work is coupled with a strong engagement component with the local indigenous communities and regulatory government agencies to ensure value and resilience is built from bottom-up.
Our community-based projects are aimed to strengthen:
traditional ecological knowledge
citizen science skills and competencies
informed decision making
We work with the indigenous communities to:
measure and monitor changes
identify causes of change
devise actionable solutions
map critical areas for prioritization
carry out “no net loss” management plans
deploy green economy initiatives