Environmental Implications of Peri-urban Sprawl and the Urbanization of Secondary Cities in Latin America
AbstractThis paper examines the environmental and social implications of peri-urban growth in small to medium sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean and proposes approaches to address this challenge. Key recommendations include cities should stimulate strategies for compact growth and efforts to regularize existing irregular settlements should be strongly supported, among other recommendations.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 35819.
Date of creation: Mar 2011
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Environment & Natural Resources; Urban Development; IDB-TN-237;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2011-10-15 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENV-2011-10-15 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-URE-2011-10-15 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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- Michael P Johnson, 2001. "Environmental impacts of urban sprawl: a survey of the literature and proposed research agenda," Environment and Planning A, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 33(4), pages 717-735, April.
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