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Urban Infrastructure Finance World Bank Group

Urban Infrastructure Finance

World Bank Group

Published May 1st 1996
ISBN : 9789715611084
Paperback
595 pages
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Urbanization is a major challenge facing all countries within the Asian and Pacific region over the next 25 years. In 1990 Asias urban population was estimated to be 991 million, nearly one third of the worlds total. By 2020, this is expected toMoreUrbanization is a major challenge facing all countries within the Asian and Pacific region over the next 25 years. In 1990 Asias urban population was estimated to be 991 million, nearly one third of the worlds total. By 2020, this is expected to increase to 2.4 billion. The need to improve existing, and often poorly maintained infrastructure, and to meet future demands for housing and improved water supply, sanitation, sewerage treatment and disposal, solid waste management, roads and public transport, will require massive investments in all Asian towns and cities. This book presents a number of examples of the best practices in the region as well as recommendations on many of the priority areas.