This project, which ran from from September 2009 – August 2014, is for the replanting of mangroves in identified degraded areas within and surrounding the district of Kota Kinabalu in an effort to restore and rehabilitate such areas. This is a joint project between Japanese real-estate company, Mullion Co. Inc., and Sabah Wetlands Conservation Society.
Objectives and Aims
The main objectives under this project are to replant a total of 25,000 mangrove seedlings while raising awareness on the importance of mangrove conservation and management for the local community and the general public.
Outline of Activities
The activities that shall be conducted throughout as part of this project include establishing and maintaining two nurseries with a holding capacity of 5,000 seedlings each in Kota Kinabalu Wetlands (KKW), identifying and delineating mangrove replanting sites, replanting and maintaining 25,000 mangrove seedlings, monitoring growth of the replanted mangroves as well as the water quality within the mangrove replanted areas, identifying and involving secondary school students from nearby schools and local communities in mangrove replanting and monitoring activities, and promoting the importance of wetlands conservation through website development.
Mullion Co. Inc.
This company is a real estate company, with five core businesses rooted in real-estate property – consultation and solution, investment, rental, sales and purchase, and property maintenance. These are performed mainly in Japan, but Mullion established Mullion USA Inc, in Los Angeles in March 2004 for the expansion into USA. Moreover, Mullion established “Mullion incorporated Malaysia” in Kota Kinabalu this year to establish its property business project in Kota Kinabalu.