Preparing for Urban Expansion (2008)

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

Pages: 115-130

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.

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