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A one true map, not a 'no-one's map'

Jakarta | Wed, May 17, 2017 | 11:43 am
A one true map, not a 'no-one's map' The lungs of the Earth – Thick rainforests covering the Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park (TNGGP) in West Java offers natural richness visitors can learn. (JP/Theresia Sufa)

PREMIUM If we look back and think about why fires are such a regular occurrence in Indonesia, we should know that the problem lies in how we manage our forests and lands. Weak forest and land governance is often influenced by inaccurate, incomplete and outdated reference maps, causing issues such as slow spatial planning process, the overlapping of concessions and licenses, as well as growing conflicts in...

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