Dr. Gaim James Lunkapis

Gaim obtained his Ph.D. in Environment and Human Geography from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. A Master’s Degree in GIS and Remote Sensing from Universiti Putra Malaysia and a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from Southern Illinois University, USA. Prior to becoming an academic, he was a state town planner. From 1997 to 2003 he was the Project Manager for the Sabah State ICZM and ELP Project, a joint initiative between Malaysian and Danish governments. His research interests are focused on community roles in Land and Natural Resources Governance and the application of community mapping and social impact assessment as tools for the community to participate and engage in a wider context of land and natural resources governance. He participated in a number of consultancies, researches and expeditions aimed at promoting local community involvement in conservation, social enterprise and community development initiatives. He can be contacted at gaim.umsATgmail.com.

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Gaim obtained his Ph.D. in Environment and Human Geography from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. A Master’s Degree in GIS and Remote Sensing from Universiti Putra Malaysia and a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from Southern Illinois University, USA. Prior to becoming an academic, he was a state town planner. From 1997 to 2003 he was the Project Manager for the Sabah State ICZM and ELP Project, a joint initiative between Malaysian and Danish governments. His research interests are focused on community roles in Land and Natural Resources Governance and the application of community mapping and social impact assessment as tools for the community to participate and engage in a wider context of land and natural resources governance. He participated in a number of consultancies, researches and expeditions aimed at promoting local community involvement in conservation, social enterprise and community development initiatives. He can be contacted at gaim.umsATgmail.com.

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@dr-gaim-james-lunkapis • last year
Just a quick update on ABCD in action from the Island of Borneo - the recovery period of COVID-19 MCO has been extended from 01 September to 31 December 2020.

Nonetheless Community based tourism are allowed to operates. We are happy to announce that all four ecotourism sites operated by the four respective communities started their operations with effect from 01.09.2020.

Thank you all for the support:
President of Sinumagang Tourism Association and
President of Tamparuli Tourism Association
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Dee Brooks
06/04/14 02:57:18PM @dee-brooks:

Hi Gaim,

Have a look at thestories that have already been collected by the Family Action Centre and the Coady Institute - that might help you out!

Also, feel free to put something about this on the Forum! Good luck with your talk!

Regards,

Dee...


Dee Brooks
06/04/14 06:14:29AM @dee-brooks:

Hi Dr. Lunkapis,

Or would you rather, Gaim or James? I like to get names right!

It's great that you found us here - it brought a few suggestions to mind to offer you:

1. Have you seen theFrontline SMS river clean up article? It might give you some ideas!

2. Do you know of Unlad Kabayan Migrant Services Foundation? They have used an ABCD approach for many years and Mayan gave a keynote talk at our first ABCD Asia Pacific Conference in 2008! They might be a good contact for you!

3. For some active community engagement ideas, my colleage (and an ABCD Asia Pacific member), Graeme Stuart has a great blog calledSustaining Community Engagement where you might find more useful information!

Please let me know if there's anything else I can help you with! I'm sure you will find other people near you in the member's list!

Welcome to the Network!

Regards,

Dee...