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KNAW supports collaboration between Netherlands and Indonesia

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) awarded a research project on the local and regional dimensions in Indonesia’s social and economic development from the Free University Amsterdam (Dept. of Spatial Economics), the University of Twente (Centre for Transport Studies), University of Indonesia and the Bandung Institute of Technology within the Scientific Programme Indonesia - Netherlands (SPIN). This programme supports long-term collaboration between researchers and research consortiums in Indonesia and the Netherlands. The project comprises three PhD projects and examines the complex interrelationships between governance, economic and regional development, urban transport infrastructure investments, urban poverty and social inclusion. Contact: