Conservation of Tasik Chini and Sustainability Awareness Programme
Tasik Chini, Malaysia’s second largest freshwater lake adjacent to Tasik Mentiga, is the first to obtain UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status in Malaysia in November 2009. It once has beautiful scenery and a rich, self-sustaining ecosystem. However, the ecosystem of the lake deteriorates over the years due to illegal human activities and unregulated commercial projects. Tasik Chini once has beautiful scenery and a rich, self-sustaining ecosystem. It is now left with polluted water which may no longer safe and high sediments which reduced the water catchment capacity.
Sustainable Lotus Farming
Improving Livelihood of Jakun Tribe and Restoring Ecosystem of Tasik Chini (Part 1). Many parts of Tasik Chini are once covering with beautiful pink and white lotus, which not only provides breath-taking sceneries but also a great breeding ground for fishes and other aquatic creatures, due to the protection from the big leaf and great oxygen supply from their photosynthesis.
Sustainable Mushroom Farming
Improving Livelihood of Jakun Tribe and Restoring Ecosystem of Tasik Chini (Part 2). Mushrooms are fungi that contain high protein, carbohydrate, multivitamins, minerals and antioxidant. Thus, it is proven to be a good nutrition balanced food and also with high nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and medicinal values. It has been tested to be able to grow very well at Tasik Chini and also provide nutritional balance to the Orang Asli.