Quick Guides for Policy Makers - Housing the Poor in Asian Cities. 1: Urbanization. The role the poor play in urban development
This Quick Guide 1 looks at some of the current trends in urbanization in Asia, including urban-rural migration, the links between urbanization and poverty and the state of formal and informal housing in the context of urbanization.
The guide examines the housing and land policies and programmes highlighting those which have been most effective to date.