Welcome to the Website of Hijauan Bengkoka Plantations Sdn. Bhd.


The forest plantation area of Hijauan Bengkoka Plantations Sdn. Bhd. is located on the Bengkoka Peninsula in the Pitas District in the north of Sabah, Malaysia. It stretches over an area of roughly 30 km (from North to South) by 22 km (from East to West).


The total currently managed area of Acacia mangium plantation forests amounts to 18,455 ha, previously established by the Sabah Forestry Development Authority (SAFODA).


In 2016 the HBP harvesting operations of 1st rotation plantation forest will come to an end with all future operations of HBP being discontinued. Harvesting of the 2nd rotation of the new plantings of Acacia undertaken by AFISB since 2004 will commence under the management of AFISB. The HPB management and control systems will be retained by AFISB.


The planted area consists of 810 compartments averaging 22.8 ha per compartment. The current harvesting areas in the first plantation rotation are located to the north of Bengkoka Forest Reserve, in the South East, and to the East of the Bengkoka Peninsula. Bengkoka Forest Reserve is not included in the plantation area but managed by the Sabah Forestry Department as a Class 1 Protected Forest.




FMP Public Summary 2016

Written by Hijauan Bengkoka Last Updated (05 May 2016)


Public summary of the Forest Management Plan for Hijauan Bengkoka Plantations Sdn. Bhd.




The company will undergo it Re-evaluation Audit from 26th April to 29th April 2016 . The Audit will be conducted by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), Emeryville, California/USA, an accredited certification body of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Bonn/Germany




The updated version of the FMP public summary can be viewed here. (PDF)


Official Presentation of FSC Certificate


Official presentation of FSC Certificate to Hijauan Bengkoka Plantations Sdn. Bhd. was held during the 6th FSC General Assembly 2011 which took place in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, from 25 June to 01 July 2011.


The FSC Certificate was presented by Dr. Robert J. Hrubes, Senior Vice President at Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) to Mr. Lau Boon Chong, Chief Executive Officer of Hijauan Bengkoka Plantations Sdn. Bhd. together with Dr.Bernd Hahn-Schilling, Chief Forestry Officer of Hijauan Bengkoka Plantations Sdn. Bhd.



Press Release on FSC Certification


Press release in local newspaper about the FSC Certification.

The Borneo Post newpaper cut-out, please refer to the pdf document attached here.

New Sabah Times newpaper cut-out, please refer to the pdf document attached here.

Daily Express newpaper cut-out, please refer to the pdf document attached here.




Press_Release_NewSabahTimes-20110629_SmallPress Release in Daily Express newspaper


Announcement on FSC Certification


This announcement is to inform our timber buyers and new customers about the award of the FSC certification status since 20th June 2011. For background and details, please refer to the document attached here.


Announcement on FSC Certification

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