World Bank Urban and Local Government Strategy 2009 : Systems of Cities Harnessing urbanisation for growth and poverty alleviation

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The World Bank's new urban strategy draws on two key principles. First, that density, agglomeration, and proximity are fundamental to human advancement, economic productivity, and social equity. Second, that cities must plan and prepare this urbanisation in order to be well managed and sustainable.

For more about the Bank's urban strategy, please visit the World Bank Urban and Local Government Strategy website

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