Urban Sector Strategy

Institutional Document | December 1999

This paper reviews the causes and effects of urbanization in the Asian and Pacific Region, highlights the resulting demands for improved management and servicing of urban growth, and proposes a strategy for Bank action in the sector.

This paper reviews the causes and effects of urbanization in the Asian and Pacific Region, highlights the resulting demands for improved management and servicing of urban growth, and proposes a strategy for Bank action in the sector.

Contents 

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • The Urban Sector
  • The Bank's Involvement in the Urban Sector
  • Objectives and Policy Priorities
  • The Bank's Urban Sector Strategy
  • Implications for Bank Operations
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography and Sources