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Urban Environmental Improvement and Poverty Reduction

G McGranahan, D Satterthwaite, C Tacoli

Report/paper, 86 pages

This report provides an overview of urban environmental planning and management issues in low income settings.

1. Urban environmental issues -defining a field of action for development assistance

2. Identifying the groups most vulnerable to urban environmental hazards

3. Economic growth and the shifting of urban environmental burdens

4. The extent of urban poverty

5. Reducing urban poverty by improving the environment

6. Reconciling the 'green' and 'brown' agendas

7. Rural-urban linkages

8. Good governance for good environments

9. The potential role of civil society organisations

10. Public-private partnerships and environmental services for the poor

11. Industrial pollution and workers' health

12. Strategies and tools for urban environmental improvement

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  • IIED code: 9056IIED
  • Published: 2001 - IIED for DANIDA
  • Theme: Poverty
  • ISBN: 978-1-899825-86-8
  • Language: English

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