Get this from a library planning in cities sustainability and growth in the developing world roger zetter rodney r white in this collection that bridges theory and practice experts address the conflicting challenges of the increasingly rapid scale and speed of city growth and the problem of finding effective urban . The world banks global platform for sustainable cities gpsc works with mayors in developing countries to transform cities into inclusive and resilient hubs of growth as part of the global environment facility gefs sustainable cities program that is active in 27 cities and 11 countries and will leverage 15 billion over five years. The paperback of the planning in cities sustainability and growth in the developing world by roger zetter at barnes noble free shipping on 350 or membership gift cards stores events help auto suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters use up arrow for mozilla firefox browser alt up arrow and down arrow for mozilla . These chapters review and elaborate the discourse on sustainability setting it firmly within the context of urbanization and development the increasing disjuncture between these concepts and the challenge this presents to the planning of cities in the developing world is highlighted part two shifts from discourse to practice. We help city leaders to tackle sustainability challenges improve the quality of life in cities and pursue smart growth by integrating environmental thinking into everything they do by 2030 5 billion people 59 percent of the worlds population will live in cities rapid urbanization requires
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