Utilizing Sago to Reduce Poverty


Poverty reduction based on the theory of its effects has been carried out but the results seemed futile. In general, the rural poverty is due to limited natural resources, dysfunctional cultural values, and structural policy which cannot support the poverty reduction. Most of the people in Lumoli (92.67%), one of the villages in Maluku, are categorized poor and very poor. There is abundant sago and worthy cultural value but the research shows that the people are not capable enough to utilize these resources. By improving their skills, however, the poverty in Lumoli can be reduced and their future living is expected to be better.

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Titaley, E. (2015) Utilizing Sago to Reduce Poverty. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-6. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101236.

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