Um Island, Symbol of Nature Sustainability

Tanah Papua has extensive biodiversity. Varied species of fauna resides in the island at the tip of eastern of Indonesia. One of them inhabits in Um Island nearby Sorong Mayoralty, West Papua. The white sandy island as one of the tourism destinations here serves as the home to various mammal and bird species. Um is […]

Protecting Customary Land from Palm Oil Investment

Malaumkarta Youth Organization (PGM) and Sorong Regency’s Research and Development Agency (Baperlitbang), West Papua, organized participatory mapping for customary land participated by representatives of four villages at Sorong Regency. The training was given as a follow-up of license revocation of four palm oil companies done by Sorong Regent, Johny Kamuru. “Mapping of customary land is […]