urbanisation


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the condition of being urbanized

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the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban

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For India, rapid urbanisation is particularly vital to enable the country to take full advantage of the demographic dividend afforded by its young population.
When the United Kingdom became the first country in the world to undergo large-scale urbanisation in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the process transformed its economy and society.
Minister Sisulu was addressing delegates at the St Georges Hotel in Irene, Tshwane during a seminar organised by the Department of Human Settlements in partnership with the University of South Africa under the theme: How the Human Settlements Sector is responding to the rapid increase of urbanisation in South Africa.
He further added, "For this purpose, the ministry of climate change and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Pakistan had been working closely on various initiatives related to sustainable urbanisation and climate change.
It said that changes in settlement patterns, urbanisation and socio-economic status in Asia have influenced observed trends in vulnerability and exposure to climate extremes.
The cabinet decided in its weekly session on May 25 to refer Juffairs Views and Landmark Cityview to ministerial committee for urbanisation and infrastructure to study them separately and determine their debts, obligations and rights as per the decree-law (66) for 2014 on the settlement of stalled real estate projects.
Rapid urbanisation is undoubtedly one of the factors explaining the dynamics of the ongoing democratisation of the continent, a dynamic that is often accompanied by decentralisation.
This edited collection by a trio of renowned specialists on urbanisation and development more than lives up to its subtitle and provides an ambitious and timely addition to the emerging literature on the Global South, where, within the next decade, the population is likely to cross the threshold from being predominantly rural to predominantly urban.
Global Banking News-October 24, 2012--Analyst says that China's urbanisation is a good trend(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
Saugata Roy, while delivering his keynote address at a two-day international seminar on "Global Urbanisation Experiences" organised by Observer Research Foundation and Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung of Berlin.
Muscat, Sept 19 (ONA) - The proceedings of Oman's first Sustainable Urbanisation Conference kicked off today at Al Bustan Palace Hotel under the theme "Working Together in Creating Sustainable Urban Communities for Tomorrow,".
From the economic point of view, urbanisation is good as it facilitates achievement of economies of scale and thus promotes growth of industries and development in the economy.
Various organisations-Nepal Red Cross Society, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and International Committee of Red Cross-working in disaster risk mitigation highlighted the challenges brought about by rapid urbanisation and its effects on risk management.
As the government sought to maximise the pace of industrialisation, limiting urbanisation was seen as having the advantage of reducing the need for large investments in urban housing infrastructure, thus allowing more investment to flow to industry (Kirkby, 1985; Chan, 1992).
The implications of population growth and urbanisation for climate change.