chapter  5
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Role of External Support

The early Malaysian state strategies were not internalized by government because they were completed by WWF, which acted as a consultant to the state governments.The later strategies have achieved some degree of internalization because they were more closely developed with key state officials and economic agencies. Three strategies are in the implementation stage. A focus on resource economics in the national conservation strategy is providing valuable information to government decision-makers faced with tough choices related to export of tropical woods and protection of forests.