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Rattan's Economic Impact: A Lifeline for Smallholders in Sulawesi

This film tells the story of rattan harvesting in the village of Lelekaa, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, where everyone has been involved in this tradition for decades. Although rattan is abundant, there are challenges in producing high-quality rattan-based products and maintaining competitive prices. Government assistance and training can be a solution.

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