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Abstract

Part of a series of four entitled Urban Patterns for a Green Economy, this guide argues that strategic investment in physical infrastructure with the diversification of economies allows cities to play a specialized role in polycentric urban development.

Furthermore, it suggests that green economic development can be achieved through the development of green clusters and green jobs. Finally, this guide argues that a number of green economy outcomes may be reached through efficiencies and shared infrastructure, rather than duplication.

 

Publication Year
2012
Publisher
UN-HABITAT
Number of Pages
91 pages
HS Number
045/12E
ISBN
978-92-1-132460-0