THE AFTERMATH OF UNSUSTAINABLE URBANIZATION IN SOUTH EAST ASIA COUNTRIES

  • Noor Amira Syazwani Abd Rahman Faculty of Administrative Science & Policy Studies, UiTM Cawangan Pahang, Kampus Raub

Abstract

Urbanization refer as a process of people migrating from rural to urban areas.  the process of urbanization in Southeast Asian countries arises due to industrialization and globalization of economic activities. Urbanization provides many job opportunities and consequently invites many rural migrants. The continuous growth of Asean's urban population will endlessly put burden on its sustainability. Combined with the impacts of climate change, these stresses may lead to an unsustainable future for ASEAN cities. A content analysis was also performed to recognize three specific issues related to unsustainable urbanization in South East Asian countries namely housing, health and waste management. The finding of the study discovered that there is a room for expansion in the process of urbanization. The government ought to modernize agriculture, expand agricultural productivity, accelerate infrastructure building in the rural areas, and recognize the integrated development of urban and rural areas

Published
2020-12-28
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