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An unlikely source of peace from the deep waters of Indonesia

Against an idyllic backdrop of crystal clear waters, a group of fishermen gather on a recent morning to collect seaweed in Halmahera Island, once the scene of severe  sectarian violence. To an outsider, seaweed may seem to be only a likely source of income for fishermen but within this rem more

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Meeting Challenges in Indonesia’s Papua Region

Decked out in a chicken feather hat and a western football garb, Dernus  Jikwa carries a bunch of sweet potato leaves on his left arm to feed an army of furry rabbits inside a wooden cage. “People come and buy these rabbits…they use them for food and rituals …,” the father of two said excitedly more

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Reclaiming land, reclaiming livelihoods

The small village of Kareung Ateuh nestled at the foot of a staggering lush green mountainside in Aceh Jaya district, was one of the areas affected by the 2004 tsunami which killed more than 120,000 people and displaced around half a million others in Aceh alone. Cut Awi says she’s been a farmer sin more

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