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Key indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2012. Special chapter: Green Urbanization in Asia

Key indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2012. Special chapter: Green Urbanization in Asia
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). August 2012
  • This special chapter of the report "Key indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2012" focuses on the environmental challenges Asia faces as it urbanizes. It begins by highlighting special features of Asia's urbanization. The chapter then discusses the environmental challenges associated with urbanization, covering topics such as access to water and sanitation, loss of natural ecosystems, and urban slums and poverty. Before concluding, the chapter offers a number of evidence-based policy options that can help achieve a win-win scenario of urban growth with improvement in the environment.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Pacific Islands
  • Main themes: Drinking water, Energy, Environment, Green economy, Information and data, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Sanitation, Slums, Urban areas, Urbanization, Utility services
  • Main target audience: Development agencies, Governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose:
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Indicators
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