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Water and energy futures in an urbanized Asia

Water and energy futures in an urbanized Asia

sustaining the tiger

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Published by Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Asia,
  • Water resources development -- Asia,
  • Energy development -- Asia

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Erik R. Peterson, Rachel Posner.
    ContributionsPeterson, Erik R. 1956-, Posner, Rachel., Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC415.E5 W38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16480598M
    ISBN 109780892065219
    LC Control Number2007047192

    Often centralized water supply, sanitation and solid waste services struggle to keep up with the rapid expansion of urban areas. The peri-urban areas are at the forefront of this expansion and it is here where decentralized technologies are increasingly being implemented. The introduction of decentralized technologies allows for the development of new opportunities that enable the recovery and Cited by: This book is about futures of technology in Africa and the question is justified whether there is such a thing as African technology. One important answer is that most technology is African, as Rafiq Philips, a marketing technologist from Cape Town, explains: ”There is Africa in almost all technology. (b) Definition of urbanization. The precise demographic definition of urbanization is the increasing share of a nation's population living in urban areas (and thus a declining share living in rural areas).


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