Title: Preparing for Urban Expansion: A Proposed Strategy for intermediate Cities in Ecuador (2008)
Article in: The New Global Frontier: Urbanization, Poverty and Environment in the 21st Century
Authors: Shlomo Angel
First published: 2008
Overview: This chapter focuses on the provision of land for the urban poor in a context of rapid urban expansion. It describes a methodology and provides a concrete demonstration of how the land needs of the poor can be effectively met, using examples from five mid-sized cities in Ecuador.