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Better Urban Development Through Data

January 26, 2015

Urban areas in East Asia are growing, spilling over city boundaries, merging with each other. Today 40% of urban areas include more than one municipality, making it difficult to plan and manage efficient, sustainable and inclusive urban growth. With the development of the Platform for Urban Management and Analysis (PUMA), there is now consistent data is available to measure where people are moving and how fast. Go to: puma.worldbank.org