Sustainable Development

How maps can help guide us to a better future

'Maps are not just informative; they can also inspire optimism'

Robert Muggah

Co-founder, SecDev Group and Co-founder, Igarapé Institute

Ian Goldin

Professor of Globalization and Development; Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford


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