Managing urban development in the pacific

@article{Jones2005ManagingUD,
  title={Managing urban development in the pacific},
  author={Paul Jones},
  journal={Australian Planner},
  year={2005},
  volume={42},
  pages={39 - 46}
}
  • Paul Jones
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Economics
  • Australian Planner
This paper provides an overview of urban development themes, issues and concerns in Pacific Island Countries (PICs) in the context of developing a policy framework for managing Pacific urban development. It is organized into three main sections, namely, the contextual setting for Pacific Island towns and cities; major themes, issues and concerns in urban development in PICs; and developing a policy framework for managing Pacific urban development 

Integrated sustainable urban infrastructure management: The Brisbane urban growth model

Sustainable urban development and the liveability of a city are increasingly important issues in the context of land use planning and infrastructure management. In recent years, the promotion of

Pacific Urbanisation and the Rise of Informal Settlements: Trends and Implications from Port Moresby

The urbanisation of Pacific towns and cities continues to increase, with one in four Pacific islanders an urban resident. Understanding the Pacific urbanisation process, including the concept of the

Brisbane Urban Growth Model: An Integrated Infrastructure Management Framework for Brisbane, Australia

In recent years, local government infrastructure management practices have evolved from conventional land use planning to more wide ranging and integrated urban growth and infrastructure management

Sustainable urban infrastructure management : integration of urban computer modelling

Purpose - This paper seeks to examine the complex relationships between urban planning, infrastructure management, sustainable urban development, and to illustrate why there is an urgent need for

The challenges of implementing Millennium Development Goal target 7D in Pacific island towns and cities

In the Pacific island region, the progress towards achieving the global Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target 7D, improving the lives of a hundred million slum dwellers, is fraught with many

DEVELOPMENT AND SHELTER CHALLENGES OF SMALL ISLANDS: PLANNING WITH A PRO-POOR PERSPECTIVE

  • Ashok K. Das
  • Economics
    Journal of architecture&ENVIRONMENT
  • 2018
This paper explores why and how small island developing states (SIDS) in the Asia-Pacific region should adopt pro-poor policies to overcome development related affordable housing challenges. It first

Water troubles in a Pacific atoll town

South Tarawa is a town on an isolated Pacific atoll of approximately 46,000 people, with absolute water scarcity, poor water safety and consequently water-related problems. It relies on shallow

Vulnerability of water services in Pacific Island Countries: combining methodologies and judgment.

An index methodology, similar to the Climate Vulnerability Index, has a number of dimensions, variables and appropriate weights expressed within a set of equations and can be used to assess the relative vulnerability of water services in Pacific Island Countries.

Searching for a little bit of utopia – understanding the growth of squatter and informal settlements in Pacific towns and cities

Abstract Combined with urban poverty, the escalation in the rapid growth of squatter and informal settlements in Pacific towns and cities has been a defining feature of Pacific urbanisation in the

Urban Climate-Proof Finance for Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure

Issues on competitiveness and sustainability frame the configuration of urbanization in Asia Pacific. The unpredictability and intermittency of extreme climate and weather events exacerbate the

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 20 REFERENCES

Urbanisation in the Island Pacific: Towards Sustainable Development

1. Introduction: an Urban Pacific Part One: the Context of Urbanization in the Pacific 2. The Colonial Heritage 3. Population Growth and Migration 4. Economic Development: Towards the City? Part Two:

On Urban Management

The city management is the hot spot and the center link which at present local authority reforms,is the bene-ficial exploration of the urban development pattern.This article has firstiy analyzed the

Growing pacific towns and cities

The Urban Pacific - Coping with

  • 2003

The politics of managing urban development in Pacific Island states -The case of Samoa and Tonga

  • The Journal of Pacific Studies
  • 1998

Urbanisation in the Island

  • 2002

Changing Face of the Islands: Urban

  • 1996

The "White Paper" on Urban Development Policy for the Republic of Fiji Islands, Fiji Local Government Association

  • Development Bulletin Number
  • 1998

The Impact of the Socio-Cultural Order on Urban Management in the Pacific. Unpublished PhD, Department of Geographical Sciences and Planning

  • 1997