Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago
Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago
Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago – In the context of Raja Ampat community sago plant is very guarded and preserved by older people or their ancestors. Sago is a plant that is typical for Raja Ampat.
Therefore, these plants should be kept in preservation.
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There is no doubt that for Raja Ampat people sago is a typical food that can support their life.
Both as a source of food and income and the money can be used for a living.
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If the sago tree is old enough then:
- Sago starch material processed into the food industry,
- Cortex / sago trunk processed into the paper industry;
- Sago pulp is processed into animal feed mixtures,
- Can be used as a mixture of charcoal, a mixture of particleboard, medium mushrooms,
- From the sago tree can make plywood, textiles, chemicals, organic acids, fructose, ethanol as staple energy.
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Therefore, sago has a central position in the lives of the people of Raja Ampat.
Sago function for society Raja Ampat as has been mentioned as a sustainer of life.
Sago provides guarantees for the life of every day, a tool/means of support for school children.
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Utilization of sago palm when starting planted until cleared for taking out contents, age 1-3 years branch leaves used as ropes, 4-5 years old branch leaves used for house walls. And aged 6-20 years can be used also for the manufacture of glue, pastries and ethanol.
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This is the age of sago in the traditional function or benefit.
Sago has multiple functions and benefits the world and sago gatherer societies.
There is no doubt would benefit from sago palm.
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There are two important points of the advantages and benefits of planting and preserving sago:
- sago tree (leaves) are the largest producer of oxygen compared to other plants. This is the main point because so much carbon dioxide that causes depleting the ozone layer and the temperature of the earth heats up, people seemed to live in a glasshouse.
- It has a high economic value. According to the results of research that sago was able to feed the world. Results of research excellence function that if a tree is planted area of 200 hectares it is able to live in Asia. Appropriate research results have proven the usefulness of sago economic value. Sago contributes very much to address the food crisis and help tackle global warming (global warming).
However, if the sago tree is not cultivated, the impact advantage of sago tree will turn into a loss for sago gatherer society but have an impact on the world. One of the global problems facing the world is unrest and aridity for humans.
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Especially, for people, gatherer culture sago will lose value and will experience a shortage of food. Unrest and aridity experienced by the world because of the act of man himself. In practical economic value goes up causing increasing human needs.
And as a contributor to oxygen in order to reduce the impact of global warming. Raja Ampat resort.
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Benefits of Sago
Benefits of sago and sago tree traditionally for Raja Ampat community: rope as a binder replacement spikes, stem/Gaba as a replacement home wall wood and plywood, leaves as a substitute for zinc roofs as well as camshaft.
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Sago tree bark as a substitute for wood or plank flooring, pulp ell as producing fungi, edible fungi more by mothers The new maternity as medicine, sago tree roots as well as medicine. – Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago.
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Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort
Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort is located on the Urai Island has 7 pieces bungalow standing on the water, the whole building utilizing the sago tree as the basic construction bungalow such as wall bungalow using sago palm fronds, roof bungalows using sago leaves and floor bungalow using sago tree trunk.
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One way of Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort preserves local cultural wisdom is utilizing the sago tree in building construction resort. Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort also invites guests to keep and maintain the existing plant sago trees around the resort area.
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Raja Ampat Sea Area
The Raja Ampat Sea Area covers more than 85% of the Raja Ampat area. This condition is inversely proportional to the land area. This is, of course, the main attraction for Raja Ampat. Especially in the eyes of divers.
The famous diving spots in Raja Ampat, include Cape Kri. Which is not far from Mansuar island, the Blue Magic which has beautiful coral. Or the waters around Arborek island which is a Manta Stingray habitat.
Fish species that live in these waters exceed the number of land animal species. The world’s divers love Raja Ampat. Because, of the biological wealth possessed by its underwater paradise. To call Raja Ampat the Underwater Sea of the World.
Many unique marine species such as wobbegong (a type of cuttlefish/squid), mini seahorses. Or even large fish such as sharks, manta rays, and legendary mermaids.
Divers also often find and swim with a collection of Tuna, Giant Trevally, or Snappers.
In fact, dangerous fish such as Barracuda often accompany divers when enjoying the beauty of the Raja Ampat underwater ecosystem.