Life From Our Land

Traditional farming in West Papua

Indonesia

Duration: 7:09


Available in 2 languages


Released: November 2019

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Nature has provided what humans need. This is what exemplified by Agus Kalalu from Sorong, West Papua. From the itchy leaves which he picked from his garden, Agus was able to fulfil all of his family’s daily needs.

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