The Emergence of Pacific Urban Villages: Urbanization Trends in the Pacific Islands

Published By: Asian Development Bank | Published Date: October, 01 , 2016

The paper narrates that the specific needs of the Pacific in the process of urbanization must be recognized and adequately addressed in the post-2015 development agenda. Key priorities include upgrading of informal settlements and access to safe and affordable housing for all, land, provision of basic infrastructure and services, building urban resilience to climate risks and other shocks, enhancing rural–urban linkages, addressing gender inequalities, job creation and strengthening capacity for urban governance, planning, management, and data collection and analysis.

Author(s): Asian Development Bank Institute | Posted on: May 15, 2017 | Views() | Download (216)

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