Land conversion for suburban housing: A study of urbanization around Warsaw and Olsztyn, Poland.

@article{Wasilewski2004LandCF,
  title={Land conversion for suburban housing: A study of urbanization around Warsaw and Olsztyn, Poland.},
  author={Adam Wasilewski and Krzysztof Krukowski},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={291-303}
}
In Poland of the 1990s, urban demand for housing land around city agglomerations increased rapidly. The decreasing profitability of agricultural production also caused farmers to become interested in the sale of agricultural land for nonagricultural purposes, and new land legislation granted them the right to sell their land. Polish counties simultaneously received self-governing status, which allowed them to define the priorities for local development. Counties received additional… CONTINUE READING
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