ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs)

ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs) are selected protected areas in the ASEAN region which are known for their unique biodiversity and ecosystems, wilderness and outstanding values. AHPs were given the highest recognition because of their importance as conservation areas. Through the ASEAN Declaration on Heritage Parks and Reserves, the ASEAN Member States agreed to effectively manage these AHPs so as to maintain ecological processes and life support systems; preserve genetic diversity; ensure sustainable utilizations species and ecosystems; and maintain wilderness that have scenic, cultural, educational, research, recreational and tourism values.