Mapping Indigenous Land to Support Sustainable Development in Fakfak

In an attempt to achieve sustainable development for indigenous communities, the Kingdom (Petuanan) of Fatagar has planned to map its ancestral territory in Fakfak District, West Papua.

On Thursday (2/7), the head of Petuanan Fatagar, Nadi Taufiq Heru Uswanas, held a customary meeting at Istana Raja, Jl. Isak Telussa, Fakfak, to discuss the plan to map indigenous lands with prominent figures in Fatagar.

Detailed mapping of ancestral territories is the first step towards the legal recognition of customary-owned lands. Later on, indigenous leaders from different Petuanan will also map their ancestral territories.

The complete contents of the press release can be downloaded here.

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