Profile

Langkawi Research Centre (PPL) is located on the Campus of Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark. PPL is a focused centre in the Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI) UKM, with roles to carry out research and academic services related to integrated heritage conservation and development of geoparks.

 

  • Vision

To be a centre of excellence for research and development of natural resources, culture and local traditions and referral centre for regional sustainable development.

 

  • Mision

Excel in research and service in the development of natural resources and culture for local communities

 

  • Roles

Conduct research on sustainability science and provide expert services related to integrated heritage conservation and development of geoparks:
» Conduct research and consultation on regional sustainable development and knowledge tourism
» Influence local and national policies in issues of integrated approach and governance
» Pioneer the idea of geopark science as a model of regional sustainable development
» Strengthen graduate studies and capacity building of various stakeholders

 

  • Structure

– PPL logo, click here