Sustainable Cities

Sustainable Cities

Local Solutions in the Global South

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As urbanization, environmental degradation, and poverty become increasingly urgent problems, understanding the links between sustainability and poverty reduction is imperative. A sustainable urban future for all requires raising the quality of life of the most vulnerable. Existing at the margins of urban life, low-income residents of cities in the global south are subject to numerous environmental burdens and are too often excluded from mainstream development and planning. In the face of these challenges, communities have proven to be remarkably resilient and innovative, with tremendous potent.
Publisher: Warwickshire, UK : Practical Action Pub. ; Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, ©2012.
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Robertson, Mélanie


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