Reaching The Urban Poor: Project Implementation In Developing Countries

1st Edition

G. Shabbir Cheema, G Shabbir Cheema

Published May 7, 2019
Reference - 264 Pages
ISBN 9780367285050 - CAT# K430057

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As urban populatiCC'lS in developing countries oootinue to grow rapidly, cne of the nest critical issues in the Third W:lrld has beoane p:rovidirYJ shelter and other basic services such as clean water, heal th clinics, and sewage disposal to the urban poor. This book of nine case studies of urban programs and projects in Ind:oesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Korea, India, and Sri Lanka focuses en impediments to slum upgrading. The authour discuss each project's evoluticn, the capabilities and resources of inplenenting agencies, the problems of interagency relaticoships and coordinaticn, costs and funding, the difficulties of developing effective linkages with poor cx:mnunities, and the accessibility of the new services to the urban poor.

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