Tessa Toumbourou

Tessa Toumbourou works on environmental governance issues in Indonesia and is an academic tutor at the University of Melbourne. She holds a Master of Environment (Governance, Policy and Communication stream) from the University.

Much of Kalimantan and Sumatra remains blanketed in a thick haze from agricultural fires, leading to respiratory illnesses and infuriating Indonesia’s Southeast Asian neighbours. Tessa Toumbourou writes that strengthening land governance is vital to avoiding future burning seasons.