Innovation on the Riverbank
Fisherwomen along the Kapuas Hulu River, West Kalimantan, are processing fish into food products.
Every day, Mariatun almost never gets a chance to take a break. In the morning, she and her husband would spend time in the Kapuas Hulu watershed (DAS) not far from their home in the Nanga Leboyan village, Kapus Hulu Regency, West Kalimantan. Until noon, the couple would catch fish from a lanting (raft) and place them in a rice sack. They would only go home once they feel they have caught enough fish, mostly toman (snakehead).
While her husband...