Emilianus Yakob Sese Tolo

Emilianus Yakob Sese Tolo is a Master of Development Studies student at the University of Melbourne.

Since coming to power, the administration of President Joko Widodo has accelerated the national land certification program, believing that secure land tenure can contribute to economic growth and improved welfare for rural people. But Emilianus Yakob Sese Tolo writes that land certification may have led to some unintended negative outcomes.