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Sharing the City: Urban Growth and Governance in Suva, Fiji

Phillips, Tarryn; Keen, Meg


Fiji is the most urbanised state in Melanesia. Its main city, Suva, is facing many challenges of rapid growth. With more than 50 per cent of its population now living in its cities and that number set to increase to about 60 per cent in the next decade (UN-Habitat 2012a), Suva officials and residents are working to address the pressures of urbanisation and to capitalise on its opportunities. Rapid growth has given rise to familiar urban problems in Suva, including unemployment,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2016
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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