Sago sold in Passo Market, Ambon City, Maluku.
——- Sago, the staple food of people in eastern Indonesia. Sago palms proven to solve erosion and siltation in the river. Plants which are also a source of food for communities in Papua is becoming increasingly threatened by forest and land conversion for MIFEE (Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate) programs.
——- In the name of food security to cope with the impacts of climate change, MIFEE programmed to produce rice and biofuel crops. But in reality large plantations dominate the land in Merauke. Again indigenous pressed, the source of their food including sago forests threatened by big companies. #Ambon #Moluccas #Nusantara #Indonesia #Food #ASEANventure #documentary