Population and Sustainable Development

As populations grow and migrate, largely driven by urbanization to seek better employment opportunities, one of the increasingly challenging issue is to address the sustainable development of cities and the liveability of the population that reside in it. Liveability refers to the living environment from the perspective of the individual, which also includes a subjective evaluation of the quality of the housing conditions. A city revolves around its people, and the range of people’s needs in a city is broad, encompassing livelihood requirements of nourishment, housing and safety, education and vocational opportunities, recreational outlets and access to culture and arts. Getting a city to invest, develop, evolve and, ultimately, be a better host for its permanent residents, will propel it to become more sustainable and competitive.

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