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Aspects of Urban Water and Sanitation in the Context of Rapid Urbanization in Developing Asia

Aspects of Urban Water and Sanitation in the Context of Rapid Urbanization in Developing Asia
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). September 1997
  • This report analyzes the acceleration in the pace of Asian urbanization and urban water and sanitation associated problems. The first two sections look at the trends of urbanization in the past and into the future to provide a context. Section III reviews the current situation regarding access to water and sanitaion. Section IV analyzes the issue of access to water and sanitation services and associated factors through a review of country studies and an analysis of cross-country data. Section V then discusses the long-term outlook concerning urban water and sanitation in developing Asia. Section VI examines both theoretical and practical aspects of the financing issue. The final section synthesizes the main findings and policy implications.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia
  • Main themes: Financing, Infrastructure, Sanitation, Urban areas, Urbanization, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Economists, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Guidance
  • Type of resource: Research study
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Published in 2015