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Upward and Outward Growth

2019 - Managing Urban Expansion for More Equitable Cities in the Global South

Autor:

Anjali Mahendra, Karen C. Seto

Herausgeber:

World Resources Institute

Beschreibung:

Upward and Outward Growth

"New analysis of the upward and outward growth of 499 cities over time confirms that the challenges of rapid outward expansion are greatest in lower-income cities that have weak planning and land governance and less mature financial markets. Unmanaged urban expansion increases the costs of service provision, deepens spatial inequities, and imposes heavy economic and environmental burdens. This paper highlights three key equity challenges linked to rapid outward expansion in cities of the global South: distorted land markets, deficient services in growing areas, and disjointed informal expansion. […]"

Sprache:

English

Seitenzahl:

72

Copyright:

World Resources Institute

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