Human Settlements Programme - UN Habitat


Franek Madler

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Committee: Human Settlements Programme Topic: Problems and challenges of urbanization Country: Pakistan

The phenomenon of fast urbanization, that had started during the industrial revolution and spread on developing countries in 1950's became a worldwide great challenge for present governments. The rural-urban migration tends to grow in the future, therefore increased common effort in this matter is needed. Pakistan is the most urbanized nation in South Asia and its urban population has increased from 43.0 million to 72.5million between 1998 to 2014. It was caused by better access to education, which in many rural areas is almost none, increased chances of employment, and better economic ...

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