ASIATIC ORGANIC FARM SDN BHD (KALABAKAN WELLNESS CENTRE)
Asiatic Organic Farm Sdn Bhd is a JV company between Yayasan
Sabah Group and Asiatic Lumber Industries Sdn Bhd.
Started as organic farm to produce various indigenous herbal plants
and food supply.
20 units of chalets are almost completed now equipped with the
various facilities to cater for 60 participants of Wellness Program.
Dr Nip Wing Kan, professionally trained in Metaphysics has designed
several programs to address major illness and physical problems
including diabetes, obesity, hypertension and addictions.
With its proximity to the Maliau Basin (10km), the Wellness Centre
could also be the station for visitors who are interested to take a
helicopter ride to view the Lost World.
The Wellness Centre is conducting R&D on cultivating high value
mushrooms and other plants which are rich with nutrition and high
potential in healing properties for many diseases.
Key OUTCOMES OF THE EPP/ KPIS
Achieve average daily number of at least 90
participants for the Wellness Program for 40 weeks
a year by 2020.
Achieve annual revenue of at least RM5.0 million
from sales of herbs.
Achieve annual revenue of at least RM2.5 million
from sales of organic farm produce i.e. vegetables,
fruits, goats, chicken, etc.
Achieve annual revenue of at least RM2.0 million
from sales of bird nest produced by swiftlet
Job opportunities: 480 by 2020.
Social benefits: nearer stop to access Meliau Basin
and heli-service for air view; attract more ecotourists
to this nature adventure site
Poor condition of road accessibility to the site, and
also within the site.
Disruptive power supply.
Operations of Heli-aviation services .
Biotechnological support to the R&D for high-value
organic products, especially herbs and bird nest.
WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE?
Promotions and marketing especially for long-haul
market desiring high quality wellness program in an
Research and development of high-value organic
products e.g. herb, vegetables, fruits, livestock, bird
Research and development of world-class high
quality wellness programs.
Operations of heli-aviation services around or even
into Meliau Basin.
Work with inbound tour operators to provide more
attractive tour packages.
Public Funding for improvement of accessibility.
Complete construction of the facilities in time.
Public funding for improvement of the access roads,
and connecting roads within the site.
Facilities for renewable energy generation
biomass gastification, research and development of
energy plant plantation for this purpose.
Advisory and funding support from universities and
research bodies to R&D for high-value organic /