The Asian Coalition for Community Action Program (ACCA) is a three-year program of the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights (ACHR), and the program’s target is to support a process of city-wide upgrading in 150 Asian cities.

This report on Development of Sustainable Habitat Parameters in the field of Urban Planning has been prepared by a Sub-Committee constituted by the Ministry of Urban Development under the National Mission for Sustainable Habitat (HMSH), one of the missions of the National Action Plan for Climate Change (NAPCC).

Infrastructure 2011: A Strategic Priority assesses the state of infrastructure in the United States and around the world, examines what the next few years are likely to hold, and provides recommendations for moving forward on the infrastructure investments and strategies that are needed for regions and countries to continue to prosper and grow.

This Asian Green City Index, commissioned by German firm Siemens is an analysis of the environmental sustainability of 22 major cities in Asia with respect to environmental and climate protection.

The Task Force on Urban Development was constituted in June 2010 by the Planning Commission, Planning and Development Division, Government of Pakistan, to review existing urban conditions in the country and establish broad principles for formulating a national urban policy. Headed by Mr.

This new book by Sustainable Sanitation Alliance focuses on sustainable sanitation systems in cities and shows how this can be achieved within the constraints and complexities of the urban environment.

The UN-HABITAT developed this guide for city planners and other allied professionals to better understand, assess, and take action on climate change at the local level.

Considering the role, impact, growth and contribution made by the city of Jalandhar to the economy, employment and productivity of the State of Punjab, the future growth and development strategy for Jalandhar needs to be viewed in the larger canvas of regional context.

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) have released a preview of guidelines titled “Are We Building Competitive and Liveable Cities?”  The guidelines address the development of eco-efficient and sustainable urban infrastructure in Asia and Latin America.

This report documents how efficient land use planning can improve household resilience to rising oil prices by enhancing travel choices; how allowing more people to live closer to job centers can boost employment rates and income levels for low-wage workers while reducing exposure to congestion for all; and how smart growth policies, when well applied, reduce government infrastructure costs, en