Published October 1, 2004
by Asian Development Bank .
Written in English
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It is the urban paradox that amid the wealth and prosperity generated by towns and cities a high incidence of urban poverty persists. This publication sets out the results of a technical assistance that developed and introduced the concepts and techniques for preparing City Development Strategies (CDS) and Cities Without Slums (CWS) programs. Additional Physical Format: Online version: City development strategies to reduce poverty. Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, (OCoLC) Addressing Poverty in City Development Strategies Literature Review 1 Table of contents 1 Introduction 3 Aims and objectives 3 The urban context 3 The structure of the review 5 Introduction to City Development Strategies 6 2 The Context – Approaches to development . Understanding Urban Poverty; What the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers tell us Diana Mitlin This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the benefit of developing countries. The views .
Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas Series Working Paper 14 _____ The under-estimation of urban poverty in low- and middle-income nations _____ David Satterthwaite April Working Paper on Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas 14 This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development. The integrated strategies are focused on urban areas where a large number of factors have an impact on poverty and social exclusion: urban spaces, housing, education and social care, commercial, cultural and recreational activities. Ensuring the integrated approach is a huge effort due to the extension and diversity of the involved stakeholders. References Abu-Ghazalah, S. (). The Sustainable City Development Plan for Aqaba, Jordan. Journal of Developing Societies, 24, Asian Development Bank(ADB). (). City Development Strategies to Reduce Poverty. Manila: the Asian Development . Urban development policy 3 3 Gender, urban poverty and development 5 Gender and urbanisation processes 5 Gender, urbanisation and household headship 5 Gender and official assessments of urban poverty 6 Gender and urban development 7 4 Dimensions of urban poverty: why a gender perspective is important 8.
Urban Development Institute Director January HUMAN CENTERED STRATEGIES TO URBAN DEVELOPMENT: THE ADAPTIVE CITY Improving the quality of lives people: strategies for poverty reduction in urban planning. Experiences from Bogota, Colombia. During the next two decades, the urban population of the world’s two poorest regions—South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa—is expected to double. The strategy also inaugurated the Decade of the City, a decade that will be remembered for recognizing cities at the core of growth and human development. A successful urban poverty reduction strategy needs to focus on the political and social aspects of poverty. Challenging the political exclusion of the urban poor For Banks then, it is political resistance that is the major factor which makes tackling urban poverty harder than tackling its rural counterpart. The Urban Opportunity Agenda gives civic leaders the tools to choose investments that reduce poverty, create economic opportunity, and build stronger cities. “More than any sports arena or business subsidy, poverty reduction has the potential to be an economic engine for cities,” said Center for Neighborhood Technology President Scott.