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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: poland, reviews, policy, urban, oecd
Number of Pages: 203
Published: 2011-05-02
ISBN-10: 926409783X
ISBN-13: 9789264097834

This comprehensive review of urban policy in Poland looks at the urban system and the challenges it faces, national policies for urban development in Poland, and adapting governance for a national urban policy agenda.
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Author: Colligan-Yano, Fiona
Publisher: SUMA
Keywords: urban, saskatchewan, association, municipalities, government, building, place
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0968045200
ISBN-13: 9780968045206
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Author: Jan Willem Duyvendak
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: urban, change, dealings, dutch, sight, city
Number of Pages: 310
Published: 2010-04-01
ISBN-10: 9089641696
ISBN-13: 9789089641694

"City in Sight" presents recent scholarship on the various issues facing today's Dutch metropolitan areas, including immigration and the growing diversity among the urban population, urban restructuring and neighborhood renewal, shifts in urban governance, and the promotion of active citizenship. With its wealth of information and up-to-date research, this text will appeal to scholars of urban politics and social history from all over the globe.
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Author: Stephen S. D. Foster
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: formulating, policy, strategies, needs, management, urban, development, assessing, groundwater
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0821340727
ISBN-13: 9780821340721

This paper highlights key urban groundwater issues and management needs. It also raises awareness and understanding of hydrogeological processes in urban areas and provides a framework for the proper and systematic consideration of groundwater dimensions in urban management. This paper suggests options for greater sustainable development and management of groundwater in urban areas.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: poland, reviews, policy, urban, oecd
Number of Pages: 203
Published: 2011-05-26
ISBN-10: 9264097813
ISBN-13: 9789264097810

This comprehensive review of urban policy in Poland looks at the urban system and the challenges it faces, national policies for urban development in Poland, and adapting governance for a national urban policy agenda.Contents: Assessment and RecommendationsChapter 1. Urban System and Challenges in Poland -Introduction -1.1. Urbanisation trends -1.2. Challenges ahead Chapter 2. National Policies for Urban Development in Poland -2.1. The current strategic framework for regional and urban development strategies-2.2. The need for a national urban development strategy in Poland -2.3. Polic
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Author: Adepoju G. Onibokun
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: governance, africa, waste, urban, monster, managing
Number of Pages: 286
Published: 1999-05
ISBN-10: 0889368805
ISBN-13: 9780889368804

Managing the Monster critically examines urban governance in Africa, with particular reference to the serious problems and challenges posed by waste management. It describes, compares and appraises the situations in Abidjan, Dar es Salaam, Ibadan and Johannesburg, characterizing typical forms of governance and their successes and failures in dealing with the critical problem of mounting urban waste. It will interest researchers, academics, and students in African studies and urban planning; donor organizations worldwide working on urban issues; policy makers, municipal engineers, city managers
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Author: Luc J. A. Mougeot
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: urban, agriculture, dimensions, environmental, social, political, agropolis
Number of Pages: 305
Published: 2005-09
ISBN-10: 1844072320
ISBN-13: 9781844072323

Urban agriculture is an increasingly popular practice in cities worldwide. A sustainable future for it is critical, especially for the urban poor of the developing world. This book presents the first findings of original field research projects funded by IDRC's AGROPOLIS International Graduate Research Awards on Urban Agriculture. Countries studied include Argentina, Botswana, Cte d'Ivoire, Cuba, France,Togo,Tunisia, the UK and Zimbabwe.Together, these studies examine concrete strategies to better integrate 'city farming' into the urban landscape.
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