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Title: Climate Change and Sustainable Urban Development in Africa and Asia
Authors: Belinda Yuen Asfaw Kumssa
Keywords: Local Development
Issue Date: 2011
Description: Climate change is a subject that has an impact on humanity and human settlements. It is an imperative topic that requires strong understanding and knowledge for better planning and preparation by cities, organisations as well as individuals. The anthology of papers and case studies in this book were first presented at UNCRD-SIP Senior Policy Seminar on Climate Change, Housing And Liveable Cities In Asia And Africa, which was jointly organized by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) and Singapore Institute of Planners (SIP). The seminar was held at Holiday Inn Atrium in Singapore during 25–27 June 2009. The papers and workshop were well received by the participants, which included key policy decision-makers, scholars from Asia (China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam), Africa (Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda), key repre- sentatives from the World Bank and United Nations.
ISBN: 978-90-481-9867-2
Appears in Collections:Regional and Local Development Studies

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