Urban Sector Strategy

Date: December 1999
Type: Policies, Strategies, and Plans
ADB administration and governance; Urban development
Price: US$10.00 (paperback)


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.


  • 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