SCI 275 WK 4 Urbanization

SCI 275 WK 4 Urbanization - resource cultivators Shelter...

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Environmental Benefits and Challenges of Urbanization Examples from the 1996 Dubai Awards (India and Morroco)
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Benefits of Environmental Urbanization Community interaction is apparent and continuous Urban Sprawl is minimized and people use public transportation Use local and sustainable resources Small communities which can be self governed Diversity!
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Challenges of Environmental Urbanization Increase in crime in small dense communities Resources within walking or mass transportation distance only available to those who can afford the, Resource decline if there are too many people Laws and regulations not enforced and/or corrupt Diversity is segregated and not a melting pot
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A Women's Self-help Organization for Poverty Alleviation in India: SEWA India Shri Mahila Sewa Sahakari Bank Created a bank ran by women and used by women to save and invest money Part of the feminist movement Changed the stigma of poor women into financial and natural
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Unformatted text preview: resource cultivators Shelter Upgrading in Agadir Morocco In 1960 this community was left dissolved and in economic and infrastructural turmoil by an earthquake. The community has been in poor shape for many years. In 1992 there were 77 shanty areas of a 12,500 population Continued The Best Practice Project implemented Old community torn down and completely rebuilt New community dynamics and infrastructure created for the people, by the people People learn new trades to succeed The overall result is an independent community Bibliography UNESCO. A Women's Self-help Organization for Poverty Alleviation in India: SEWA India. Retrieved on 20 July 2008. <http://www.unesco.org/most/asia1.htm> UNESCO. Shelter Upgrading in Agadir Morocco. Retrieved on 20 July 2006. <http://www.unesco.org/most/africa3.htm>...
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