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Taman Tugu - From Dumping Ground to Public Park

Calvin Jacob, Executive Director, Taman Tugu Project | Tracey Surin, Head of Fundraising, Activation & Communications, Taman Tugu Project

18-Oct-21 15:00

Taman Tugu - From Dumping Ground to Public Park

A public park, run by a public trust, in perpetuity - that's the plan for the very popular Taman Tugu, a 66-acre rehabilitated and regenerated forest park in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. With more than 5km of forest trails which is open and free to all, the park was initially set to be converted into a for-profit tourist attraction theme-park, before it was protected. We speak to Calvin Jacob, the Executive Director of the Taman Tugu Project and Tracey Surin, Taman Tugu Project's Head of Fundraising, Activation & Communications, about how this model of a public trust works, and why Taman Tugu is literally a breath of fresh air in urban KL.

Image credit: Taman Tugu

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


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Categories:  EnvironmentScience

Tags:  The Bigger PictureEarth MattersTaman TuguPublic TrustPublic ParkKHAZANAH Nasionalsecondary foresturban forestAmanah Warisan Negara





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