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Papua church leader encourages development of wambad mounds to combat flooding

RNZI Posted at 04:05 on 16 February, 2009 UTCA Catholic Archbishop in the Papua region of Indonesia, is encouraging people to return to traditional practices to avert natural disasters.Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Saputra of Merauke has suggested people return to the practice of building wambad mounds on which sago trees and other crops can be planted, […]