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Urban development in Latin America.

Inter-American Development Bank.

Urban development in Latin America.

by Inter-American Development Bank.

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Published by IBD in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Latin America

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical foot-notes.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17073938M
    OCLC/WorldCa1889398

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in . This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments undertaken at Habitat III.

    Abstract. The new development agendas confirmed in the year evidence an increased global interest in cities and urban challenges. In Latin America and the Caribbean, cities have long been an established topic of study and by: 5. First steps in the implementation of the strategic urban development plan of Córdoba, Argentina, In United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD): Local and regional development planning and management—in the context of decentralization reforms in Latin America, Nagoya (pp. 45–60); also in: United Nations Centre for Regional Cited by:

    In October , at the once-inyear Habitat III conference, countries around the world endorsed the historic New Urban Agenda, which sets a new global standard for sustainable urban development and guides global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in the era of climate change.. Next week, early February , national and city leaders will convene again at the Ninth. The emphasis of urban development policies moved entirely towards the growth of urban productivity and the strengthening of the financial sector. The enabling approach went hand in glove with the ideological principles of state retreat. The s marked a height in the promulgation of administrative decentralisation laws in Latin by: 5.


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Globally, over 50% of the population lives in urban areas today. Bythe world's urban population will increase by times to 6 billion. City leaders must move quickly to plan for growth and provide the basic services, infrastructure, and affordable housing their expanding populations need.

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Using new historical data on urban birth and death rates for seven countries from Industrial Europe (–) and thirty-five developing countries (–), this paper argues that a non-negligible part of developing countries' rapid urban growth and urbanization may also be linked to demographic factors, such as rapid internal urban.

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