Episode 1. More maps, more problems
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This season navigates the promises and frustrations of Indonesia’s OneMap policy: a decade-long, ongoing effort to resolve land conflicts with environmental data. Host Madhuri Karak delves into the limitations of modern cartography and indigenous struggles over being seen.

In this episode, Madhuri traces the global origins of OneMap and why institutions across the board, from corporate actors to civil society organizations, thought a map could usher in a new era of land governance in Indonesia.You’ll hear from journalist Bagja Hidayat, policy researcher Myrna Safitry, social scientist Micah Fisher, policy advocate Anne-Sophie Gindroz, and sustainability expert Gita Syahrani.

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Released: March 14, 2023