Episode 68: Winners and losers in Indonesia’s plans for a new capital city

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is forging ahead with his grand plans to replace Jakarta with a new capital on the island of Borneo, but beyond the upbeat political rhetoric, many questions remain. How open and transparent has the design process been? Have the needs of the local people been considered? Who will be the real winners in this immensely costly project? Dr Amanda Achmadi and Dr Wawan Mas’udi join presenter Ali Moore to discuss this seemingly herculean undertaking. An Asia Institute podcast.


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Dr Amanda Achmadi and Dr Wawan Mas’udi

Dr Amanda Achmadi and Dr Wawan Mas’udi